Figure 6.4 Leading causes of injury-related deaths among children aged 0–17, 2014
CHAPTER 6 CHILD INJURY
Source: LIANG Xiaofeng of China CDC, et al., China Child Injury Report, 2017
Drowning and road traffic injuries were the two main causes of deaths from injuries among children aged 0–17. The drowning mortality rate was 7.5 per 100,000, accounting for 32.5 per cent of injury-related child deaths. The road traffic injury death rate was 6.7 per 100,000, accounting for 29 per cent of injury-related child deaths.