During 2000–2017, a total of 1,109 deaths from hornet, wasp, and bee stings occurred,
for an annual average of 62 deaths. Deaths ranged from a low of 43 in 2001 to a high
of 89 in 2017. Approximately 80% of the deaths were among males.
Source: National Vital Statistics System. Underlying cause of death data, 1999–2017.