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Suicide is the main cause of injury deaths in Australia

The AIHW reports that young men are the most prone to injury deaths. Suicide, car accidents and falls are the leading causes of injury deaths. Over half of injury deaths in Australia occurred in men aged 20 to 39 in 2002. Suicide accounted for 30% of all injury deaths. This was followed by falls, drug poisoning, murder, drowning and smoke and burn injuries.

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Date: 17 December 2004

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