What We're Learning About Deaths from Unintentional Injuries Archived
Deaths from unintentional injuries account for approximately two thirds of deaths from all injuries in the United States. From 1999 to 2004, overall in the United States, the rate of deaths caused by unintentional injuries increased 7 percent. This report describes the leading causes of death from unintentional injuries and discusses how raising awareness about the causes of these injuries is key to preventing unintentional injuries and reducing the number of deaths that result. Created: 11/2/2007 by MMWR. Date Released: 11/21/2007. Series Name: A Minute of Health with CDC.
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