FIGURE 2-8. Violent mortality among adolescent and young adult males in the United States and average of 16 peer countries, 1955–2004.

FIGURE 2-8Violent mortality among adolescent and young adult males in the United States and average of 16 peer countries, 1955–2004

NOTES: PYO = person years of observation. The average is calculated for 16 peer countries (see Chapter 1).

SOURCE: Viner (2012, supplemental analysis).

From: 2, Poorer Health Throughout Life

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U.S. Health in International Perspective: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health.
National Research Council (US); Institute of Medicine (US); Woolf SH, Aron L, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2013.
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