Study: 80 Percent Of Deaths Before Age Of 30 Caused By Injuries

July 2, 2014 10:04 PM

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Study: 80 Percent Of Deaths Before Age Of 30 Caused By Injuries

ATLANTA (CBS Atlanta) – According to a new study, almost 80 percent of people under 30 who died in the US were as a result of injuries.

Researchers analyzed data of people between the ages of 1 and 30 who died in the United States in 2010. They found that 79 percent of deaths in that group were from injuries. They also found that 20 percent were from chronic disease and 1 percent was due to infections.

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