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Table 3 Effect of fatality corrections in SHELDUS

From: Spatial patterns of natural hazards mortality in the United States

Event Type SHELDUS Mortality Database Total Increase
Lightning 517 1,744 2,261 77%
Winter Weather 2,306 1,306 3,612 36%
Severe Weather 2,402 1,360 3,762 36%
Coastal 357 99 456 22%
Flooding 2,188 600 2,788 22%
Heat/Drought 3,227 679 3,906 17%
Tornado 2,006 308 2,314 13%
Mass Movement 154 16 170 9%
Hurricane/Trop. St. 279 25 304 8%
Geophysical 302 0 302 0%
Wildfire 84 0 84 0%
Totals 13,821 6,137 19,958 31%
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