TITLE

Surveillance for Violent Deaths -- National Violent Death Reporting System, 16 States, 2005

AUTHOR(S)
Karch, Debra L.; Lubell, Keri M.; Friday, Jennifer; Patel, Nimesh; Williams, Dionne D.
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;4/12/2008, Vol. 57 Issue SS-3, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a survey on violent deaths in 16 states in the U.S. for 2005. The survey shows that an estimated 50,000 persons die in the country due to violence-related injuries. It notes that homicide stands as the second leading cause of death for persons aged 15-24 years while suicide is the third leading cause of death for persons aged 10-24 years. It describes the various manners of death involved in the survey including unintentional firearm, undetermined intent and legal intervention.
ACCESSION #
31820748

 

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