What are the Facts About Amputation Accidents?

Here some important statistics regarding amputations and accidents:

  • The five most common causes for amputations due to accidents are transportation accidents (car, motorcycle, train, bike), workplace accidents, farming accidents, fire/explosion accidents, and electrocution accidents.
  • Over 2,000,000 people in America have suffered some form of limb loss.
  • 1 in 4 amputations arise from a traumatic injury.
  • For all amputations, the leading causes are vascular diseases, trauma, and cancer.
  • More than half of all amputations from injuries affect the upper body.
  • Most amputations from traumatic injuries occur to people between the ages of 20 and 40.
  • Almost 4 in 5 amputations due to accidents are performed on men instead of women
  • Almost 200,000 amputations occur in America every year.
  • Hospital costs associated with amputations total approximately $10 billion every year.

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