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Mon Dec 17, 2012, 12:29 PM

Homicide the Leading Cause of Death for Brazilian Teens


http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=656493&CategoryId=14090

RIO DE JANEIRO Homicide is the leading cause of death among adolescents in Brazil, where three of every 1,000 teens will be murdered before reaching 19, a report released on Thursday says.

On current trends, 36,735 Brazilians between the ages of 12 and 18 will be slain over the next three years.

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More than 45 percent of all deaths among Brazilian adolescents can be attributed to violence, the study concludes.

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Male teens are 11.5 times more likely to be murdered than females, while Afro-Brazilian adolescents face a nearly three times greater risk of violent death than their white contemporaries.

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Response to Bacchus4.0 (Original post)

Mon Dec 17, 2012, 12:52 PM

1. Give them all Bushmasters. THAT will fix the problem.

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Response to kestrel91316 (Reply #1)

Tue Dec 18, 2012, 03:34 PM

2. dumb n/t

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