Study: Nearly 80% of deaths in first three decades of life traced to unintentional injury or violence

According to a report published in Lancet, nearly 80% of US deaths in first three decades of life are due to unintentional injury or violence. Every year, nearly 180 000 people in the US die from preventable causes such as automobile crashes, drowning, firearm-related injuries, falls, assault, and drug overdoses; equivalent to one injury death every 3 minutes. Read more and read the study abstract.


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