Violence is a Leading Cause of Death among Young American Adults

July 2, 2014 9:01 PM

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Violence is a Leading Cause of Death among Young American Adults

A recent study conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that about 80 percent of deaths recorded in people 30 and younger are linked to injuries and violence. The findings are published in the journal The Lancet.

"Nearly 180,000 people of all ages in the U.S. die every year from injury and violence -- that's one death every three minutes," said lead study author Tamara Haegerich, a researcher in CDC's division of unintentional injury prevention, via Health Day. "Injuries and violence are not inevitable - the...

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