Top 5 causes of death in adolescents aged 10-19 years
3000 adolescents die every day - 1.2 million every year – from largely preventable causes. More than two-thirds of these occurred in low- and middle-income countries in Africa and South-East Asia.
The top 5 causes of death in adolescents aged 10-19 years are:
1- Road traffic injuries
4- Diarrhoeal diseases