Lifetime risk

Defined as cumulative incidence adjusted for mortality, or the risk of ever developing a disease during one’s remaining lifetime before dying from other causes.

The lifetime risk of death for motor vehicle accidents is it 0.9-1.69%.
Lifetime risk of developing end stage renal disease is estimated to be 2-8%, stroke 21-25%, diabetes 33-39%.
Lifetime risk from firearms is approximately .93%.
Lifetime risk of death from drug overdoses 1.52%.
Lifetime risk of death from motor vehicle accidents is approximately .92%.
Lifetime risk of firearm deaths in black males is 2.61%, indicating that one of every 38 black males will die from firearms.

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