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4: Unintentional Injury Deaths
among Children 0 to 19 Years,
United States, 2000 – 2005

4.2: Injury Deaths by Sex and Age Group

Males had higher death rates compared to females in all age groups. The overall death rate among males 0 to 19 years was 19.3 per 100,000 and among females 10.4 per 100,000. When examining rates by sex and age group, the death rate was highest among males 15 to 19 years (rate 45.1 per 100,000). (Fig 5)

Figure 5: Unintentional Injury Death Rates among Children 0 to 19 Years, by Sex and Age Group, United States, 2000 – 2005



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