Year: 1994 Source: Epidemiological Bulletin, v.15, no.2, (July 1994), p.1-8 SIEC No: 19940926

The analysis in this article is based on mortality data from all countries in North America, Latin America, & the Carribean for various time periods since the early 1960s. Tables portray trends in the percentage of registered deaths due to external causes, trends in age-adjusted death rates from externa; mortality causes by sex; & percentage distribution of mortality due to accidents, suicide, & homicide, circa 1980 & 1990. (20 Refs.)