Road traffic injuries are among the top causes of death among 5- to 24-year-olds.
A 2002 report by the WHO listed the top causes of death among different age groups. Road traffic injuries are among the top 3 causes of death for those 5-24 years old.
It is the top cause of death among those 15-19 years old, followed by self-inflicted injuries and maternal conditions.
For those aged 20-24, it is the second leading cause of death, with HIV/AIDS as the top cause and self-inflicted injuries as the third leading cause.
RANK. Road traffic injuries are one of the top 3 causes of death among 5 to 24 years old.
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