The Top 5 Leading Causes of Accidental Death For Persons 30 to 44

  Cause of Death Number of Deaths
1 Road Traffic Injuries 302,922
2 Self-inflicted Injuries 215,263
3 Interpersonal Violence 146,751
4 Poisonings 78,060
5 War Injuries 72,314
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 Facts
  1. Road traffic injuries and self inflicted injuries are the leading causes of injury related death worldwide.
  2. Injury is the leading cause of death and disability for all age groups except persons 60 years of age or older.
  3. Worldwide, road traffic injuries are the leading injury-realted cause of death and burden of disease in males.
  4. The low and middle-income countries of Europe are the only regions to show poisoning as the leading cause of death.
  5. Interpersonal Violence as a leading cause of death among males has declined slightly and the rank of suicide deaths among females has decreased since 1998.
Tags: Death Statistics, Leading Causes of Death, Top 5 Causes of Accidental Death

Sources:  WHO report: Injury, a leading cause of the global burden of disease 2000.

List Notes: All Statistics are reported deaths for the year 2000. This WHO study combines mortality data from national vital registration systems with information obtained from surveys, censuses,epidemiological studies and health service data.
Leading Causes of Accidental Death For Persons 30 to 44

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