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U.S. Fire Experience by Region
Michael J. Karter, January 2013
Patterns and trends in the fire problem by each of the four major regions of the U.S.—northeast, midwest, south, and west—including differences in relative risk and in leading ignition causes. Updated unpublished report.
U.S. Unintentional Fire Death Rates by State
John R. Hall, Jr., October 2012
Using data from U.S. death certificates, this report provides an extensive review of fire death tolls and rates relative to population for all 50 states, with analyses of the role of socioeconomic and other characteristics.