Health Situation in the Americas. Basic Indicators 2012
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AbstractThis edition highlights the mortality due to external causes (EC); those causes of death different from natural causes and recognized as avoidable such as suicides, homicides and accidents. From the data reported by the countries, it is estimated that over 5.5 million people died from EC in the Region between 1999 and 2009.
Pan American Health Organization. (2012). Health Situation in the Americas. Basic Indicators 2012. Pan American Health Organization. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/173260