U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration

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Deaths Due to Injury* Among Adolescents Aged 15-19, 2007

Death rate per 100,000 population:

  • Motor vehicle traffic 21.4
  • Firearms 12.5
  • Poisoning 4.9
  • Drowning 1.6
  • Land transport, other** 0.7

*Includes intentional injury, such as homicide and suicide, and injury deaths of undetermined intent.

**Includes off-road vehicles crashes and incidents where the motor vehicle was not classified.

Source II.8: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System

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