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Leading causes of death (rate per 100,000) among adolescents ages 15-19, 2002 (horizontal bar chart): Unintentional injury, 35.0; Homicide, 9.3; Suicide, 7.4; Malignant neoplasms, 3.5; Diseases of the heart, 2.0.

Source: Kochanek KD, Murphy SL, Anderson RN, Scott C. Deaths: Final Data for 2002. National Vital Statistics Reports 2004: 53(5).