Editor's Note: This is still one of our favorite infographics of all time, illustrating the chances of dying by sport and activity. Although these statistics continue to change over time, they offer some perspective. Scroll down to see the odds and for more data and related content below the infographic.
To understand how these numbers compare to more "natural" causes, see this US data from the Center For Disease Control. For parents wanting a more focused guide to youth activities, take a look at this data on sports injuries compiled by Stanford Children's Hospital.
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