Statistics South Africa Report Shows More Than 77K Young Adults Died In 2013

News24: Over 77,000 SA youths died in 2013 — Stats SA
“A total of 77,822 South Africans between the ages of 15 and 34 years old died in 2013, the majority of whom were black Africans or coloured, according to a new Statistics SA report released on Monday. … According to the report on morbidity and mortality levels among South African youth in 2013, more male than female youths died in the 10 year period between 2001 and 2011. … Tuberculosis, HIV, and other viral diseases accounted for just over a quarter of all the deaths among the youth in 2013…” (Wakefield, 6/29).

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