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Motor Vehicle Accident deaths (15-19 years)
Shows the number of motor vehicle crash deaths for 15-19 year olds per 100,000 population in this age group. Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death a in the U.S (CDC). More than 2.5 million drivers and passengers were treated in emergency departments as the result of being injured in motor vehicle crashes in 2012. The economic impact is also notable: in a one-year period, the cost of medical care and productivity losses associated with injuries from motor vehicle crashes exceeded $80 billion.
Measurement Period: 2010
HP 2020 Target:Healthy People 2020 target: Reduce the motor vehicle crash-related death rate to 12.4 deaths per 100,000 population.
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