Unintentional injury is the leading cause of disability and death in children older than 1 year of age and adolescents in the United States . In 2011, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported there were 5913 unintentional injury-related deaths and 1786 homicides among children 1-18 years of age, with 58% related to automobile or other transport-related injury . Further, unintentional injury resulted in 2,147,653 years of potential life lost, or 19.4% of all years of potential life lost .
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Surgery of the Liver, Bile Ducts and Pancreas in Children, Third Edition|
|Number of pages||9|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2017|
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