quarta-feira, abril 25

Morrer jovem

...Mortality due to traffic injury was substantially higher in males, rose significantly with age, and varied greatly across and within regions. Even within regions of low mortality such as western Europe there was up to five-fold variation between counties with low mortality due to traffic injury (eg, Norway and Iceland) and those with relatively high mortality (eg, Portugal and Greece). In regions with intermediate mortality, the difference in rates was even greater, perhaps in part related to the availability of motorised transport. Russia had the highest recorded traffic-injury mortality in young males. Health of the world's adolescents: a synthesis of internationally comparable data... link  Lancet 25.04.12