Unintentional Injuries

were the leading cause of death for Americans ages 1 to 44 in 2018

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Additional Information: Unintentional injury deaths include unintentional suffocation, drowning, motor vehicular traffic accident, fire, firearm, poisoning (including drug overdose), and fall deaths.
Reference: For more information, read the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analysis, "Injuries and Violence Are Leading Causes of Death." "Injuries and Violence Are Leading Causes of Death."

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