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In the United States in the years 1999 to 2004, an average of 647 people died per year due to hypothermia.

Of deaths reported between 1999 and 2002 in the United States, 49% of those affected were 65 years or older and two-thirds were male. Most deaths were not work related (63%) and 23% of affected people were at home.

Hypothermia is most common during the autumn and winter months of October through March.

In the period of 1998 to early 2023, the L.A. County coroner’s office has made public at least 140 cases of deaths due to hypothermia.