Injuries and violence are main causes of death of young Americans: Study

July 3, 2014 12:15 PM

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Injuries and violence are main causes of death of young Americans: Study

Almost 80 percent of deaths in US in the first three decades of life are due to some unintentional injury or violence, according to a report from the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.

The report found that more number of Americans between the ages of 1 to 30 die from injury rather than from any other cause. Each year, about 180,000 people in US pass away from causes that can be prevented like automobile crashes, falls, drowning, firearm-related injuries, assault and drug overdose...

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