The 5 States with Highest Rate of Injury Deaths

July 31, 2012
by Deanna Katz

A comparative study of the injury rates in different states published in May could have an impact on safety laws across the country.

The study, performed by the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, looked at overall injury rates in each state. Injury is the leading cause of death among people aged 1 to 44 and the third highest cause of death overall. With numbers like that, it's important to keep yourself injury free.


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