What's the article's definition of a child? Is it reasonable, say age 10, or, like Brady, age 23?
From CDC WISQARS, in 4 year brackets to age 14. See attachment for table.
July 7, 2008, 12:53 PM
Table in first post is unintentional/accidents. This table is homicides. Remember, homicides does not automatically equal murder.
Forgot to add, data is 2005, which is the most current CDC is releasing.
July 7, 2008, 04:09 PM
See also the 'leading causes of death', for example
link (http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/osp/charts.htm) to page
July 7, 2008, 04:53 PM
For those who can't FTP the site, here's the 10 leading causes of death for 2005. Note that accidental death is the leading cause from 1 to 45 years. Homiced ranks second for 15-24 year olds and suicidse for 25-44 year olds.
Oh, and you'll need Acrobat Reader to open the attachment.
July 7, 2008, 06:41 PM
Thanks a lot guys!
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