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Injury-related causes of death for men and women

Globally, the leading injury-related causes of death for men and women in descending order: [2] 



 Road traffic injuries

 Self-inflicted injuries

 Interpersonal violence

 War-related injuries

 Self-inflicted injuries

 Road traffic injuries

 War-related injuries



 Interpersonal violence (domestic violence and sexual assault)






How do you account for the differences ?


2. WHO (1999). Injury: A Leading Cause of the Global Burden of Disease. Geneva, World Health Organization.

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