Bad habits, drugs, accidents and firearms – here are the main factors that increase mortality in most developed countries. If in countries in emerging economies the determining role in the formation of mortality are diseases whose treatment is insufficient resources, developed economy dictates the rules.
According to the latest data, the leading causes of death for citizens under the age of 44 years in the United States include injury, car accident and drug overdose. These three qualities America ahead of Denmark, Austria, Germany, Italy, Japan and several other countries with a decent standard of living.
The average life expectancy in the European countries is 78.6 years, in the US or 76.4 years. Men statistically live shorter lives. It is connected with genetic factors, and work conditions.