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Colorado researchers find increase in fatal injuries across U.S.

According to a study by the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, the number of fatal injuries are up 7.4 percent between 2014 and 2016.

Local trauma surgeons sparked the study when they noticed a rise in treating more violent incidents. Suicide, homicide and car accidents are top examples of these incidents.

The sharp increase in the U.S. has Denver trauma surgeons concerned. Although the study looked at data from 2000 to 2016, researchers noticed injury rates have increased the fastest starting in 2014.

Various types of injuries were accounted for between 2014 and 2016, which includes:

  • 8.6 percent jump in unintentional injuries
  • 9.4 percent jump in homicides
  • 6.3 percent jump in fatal car accidents

Researchers are unable to pinpoint what's pushing the increase or why it all went up at once. More research will need to be done at a national level, when funding is available.

It could be assumed that the increase in homicides is due to social media and civil unrest. However, for car accidents, driver negligence is still a top cause. Impaired driving, distracted driving, fatigued driving and aggressive driving are all common factors. Colorado also experiences heavy snowfalls, so weather conditions are key contributors.

Overall, it's important to practice safe driving habits and avoid aggressive drivers if possible.

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