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Death Rate of Youngsters

by Savitha C Muppala on March 31, 2011 at 7:40 AM
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 Death Rate of Youngsters

A recent study published in the British Medical Journal Lancet, has pointed towards the increasing trend of death among youngsters, mostly due to some form of injury.

The statistics were analyzed taking the data from 50 countries which showed the high death rate among the youngsters in the 15-24 years age group.

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Further, the reason for 25% of the deaths was violence and suicide.



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