MORTALITY AMONG YOUNG PEOPLE: CAUSES AND BACKGROUNDS

STERFTE ONDES JONGE MENSEN: OORZAKEN EN ACHTERGRONDEN

A retrospective study on the mortality pattern among adolescents and young adults (15-24 years of age) in the Netherlands, 1983-1992, is presented.Most young people (61.5% of the men, and 45.2% of the women) died of external causes. Traffic accidents and suicide ranked first and second in this category. A decline of mortality in young people could be achieved by unrelenting efforts to prevent traffic accidents. A higher autopsy rate would solve some uncertainties.

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    BOHN STAFLEU VAN LOGHUM BV

    P O BOX 246
    HOUTEN,   Netherlands  3990 GA
  • Authors:
    • BIJLSMA, F
  • Publication Date: 1994-12-3

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  • Dutch

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  • Accession Number: 00722972
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Institute for Road Safety Research, SWOV
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Jul 26 1996 12:00AM