# 1 in 149,700,000

The odds a person will die from being bitten or struck by an alligator in a year are 1 in 149,700,000 (US, 2006).

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Death, Alligator, Bite

# Sources & Definitions

### Source(s)

Compressed Mortality File, 1979-2005 [Internet]. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Available from: http://wonder.cdc.gov/mortsql.html

### Calculation(s) by Book of Odds Based On

Compressed Mortality File, 1979-2005 [Internet]. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Available from: http://wonder.cdc.gov/mortsql.html

### Definitions

Being bitten or struck by an alligator

ICD-10 code W58.

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### Rounding Rules

Odds more likely than 1 in 10, such as 1 in 3.42, are rounded to three significant digits. Odds less likely than 1 in 10, such as 1 in 420.4, are rounded to four significant digits. Trailing zeros after the decimal point are dropped for readability, even though they may still be significant.

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Odds you won't see: 1 in 2.412; 63.042; 425,242c

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