Table 2

Principal causes of death due to injury in European children 0–14 years (1984–93)

Injury causeNo (%)
Motor vehicle traffic accidents27 772 (45)
Drownings 7 105 (12)
Fire and flames 3 602 (6)
Falls 3 159 (5)
Other transport accidents 1 462 (2)
Other/unknown18 607 (30)
Total61 707 (100)