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Leading Causes of Nonfatal Injury* Among Women Aged 18 and Older, by Age, 2007

Leading Causes of Nonfatal Injury Among Women Aged 18 and Older, by Age, 2007
Age Group Rate per 1,000 Women
Fall Motor Vehicle Occupant Overexertion Struck by/Against Object Cut/Pierce

*All of the leading causes of injury in 2007 were unintentional.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS) Nonfatal [online]. (2005). Available from URL: www.cdc.gov/ncipc/wisqars, accessed 02/23/09.

18-34 Years 19.6 18.4 16.1 12.6 7.3
35-44 Years 19.1 11.0 13.7 9.9 5.9
45-64 Years 23.1 7.7 9.8 7.1 4.4
65 Years and Older 60.7 4.5 5.9 5.8 2.4

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