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Jun 08, 2019 17:38:54

suicide the leading cause of unnatural deaths

by @lucjah PATRON | 202 words | 🐣 | 398πŸ’Œ


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Do you know that in the Western World the number of suicides is higher than the number of fatal car accidents?

In 2018 in the US the number of people who commit suicide in the U.S. has drastically increased while deaths from car accidents have dropped, making suicide the leading cause of injury death.

Also, research made in 2011 in Germany states that considering unnatural deaths 

"among suicides, traffic accidents, and homicides, suicides (69,4%) are the main cause of death in both sexes (...) Suicide is also the leading cause of years of life lost (YLL: men 314 YLL, women 90 YLL per 100,000 inhabitants)."
(The same refers to statistics in Poland.)

Do you know that 

loneliness is the newest epidemic in America now affects up to 47 % of adultsβ€”double the number affected a few decades ago”
47 percent report feeling left out.

With this issue numbers in Europe are very different though.

Around 7% of adults in Europe (i.e. roughly 30 million people) report being frequently lonely. [10% in Hungary, the Czech Republic, Italy, Poland, France and Greece. in the Netherlands and Denmark, Finland, Germany, Ireland and Sweden 3%-5%].

This was supposed to be only a very short introduction to a post about family, depression and online vs. real life openness...

Next time, peut Γͺtre...

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    @lucjah - This is such a sad information. What can be done to change it?

    Keni avatar Keni | Jun 08, 2019 14:49:05
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