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Motor Vehicle Crashes are the Leading Causes of Death For Persons 1 through 44 Years of Age

United States, preliminary 1996

  -- CDC's Age Sub-groupings ---
Cause of Death 1-44   1-4 5-14 15-24 25-44
 
Motor vehicle accidents 27,988   834 2,002 10,624 14,528
Malignant neoplasms 25,264   440 1,035 1,642 22,147
HIV Infection 23,538   149 174 420 22,795
All other accidents and adverse effects 18,114   1,321 1,519 3,248 12,026
Homicide and legal intervention 16,717   395 513 6,548 9,261
Diseases of heart 17,729   207 341 920 16,261
 
All causes 196,015   5,947 8,465 32,699 148,904

Current data reveals the same pattern.

Extrapolated by Daniel Convissor from data on the Center for Disease Control's web site
http://www.cdc.gov/nchswww/datawh/statab/pubd/leadcod.htm.
Last updated 3/24/98

 


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