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Youth Violence: National Statistics

Leading Causes of Death


Five Leading Causes of Deaths Among Persons Ages 20–24 Years,
United States, 2010

 In 2010, homicide was the third leading cause of death among persons ages 20 to 24 years, accounting for 2,846 deaths.

In 2010, homicide was the third leading cause of death among persons ages 20 to 24 years, accounting for 2,846 deaths.

 

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