Mortality Analysis of the 15–19 and 20–24 Year Old Population in Hungary, 1982

T. Simon, T. Angelus, M. Kecskemeti

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The authors analysed mortality data by sex and causes of death. The main causes of death in 1982 among males aged 15–19 were as follows: motor vehicle accidents 24.2, suicide 17.3, cancer 11.3, cardiovascular diseases 2.7; for females of the same age: suicide 6.7, motor vehicle accidents 6.4, cancer 6.0, cardiovascular diseases 4.8, per 100,000 population. The main causes of death for males among the 20–24 age group were as follows: suicide 34.3, motor vehicle accidents 33.4, cancer 11.5, cardiovascular diseases 11.0; for females: suicide 10.8, cancer 8.8, cardiovascular diseases 5.6, motor vehicle accidents 5.0, per 100,000 population. The results of analysis show that greater attention must be paid to the prevention of suicide for both sexes and both age groups.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)233-238
Number of pages6
JournalInternational Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 1988
Externally publishedYes


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