About 1,900 people under 21 die every year from car crashes involving underage drinking. i) Young people are more susceptible to alcohol-induced impairment of their driving skills. ii) Drinking drivers aged 16 to 20 are twice as likely to be involved in a fatal crash as drinking drivers who are 21 or older. iii) For every 100,000 Americans under the age of 21, 1.4 people were killed in drunk driving fatalities in 2010 iv) The rate of fewer than 21 drunk driving fatalities per 100,000 populations has declined 48% over the past decade. v) In 2009, 11 percent of all drivers involved in fatal crashes were young drivers 15- to 20- years old.
Community Health Advocacy Project: Adolescent Suicide Linda Rogers Antuono NUR/544 April 22, 2013 Professor Nancy Tahara Community Health Advocacy Project on Adolescent Suicide Introduction This paper is on adolescent violence related to suicide in ages 13-19. Teenage suicide among adolescents 15-19 the third leading cause of death ("Childtrendsdatabank.org," 2013). According to "Healthychildren.org," (2013) “An average of four American teenagers commits suicide every day” (para. 3). In 2010, firearms accounted for 40% of teen suicides ("Childtrendsdatabank.org," 2013).
Attempts suicide; every 16.7 minutes, someone completes suicide; and every day over 85 people die by suicide. Suicide is the eighth leading cause of death in the U.S. And the third leading cause of death among Americans youth. Over the last 100 years, suicide in the U.S. Has out-numbered homicide by at least 3 to 2. Almost 4 times as many Americans died by suicide during the Vietnam War era as died in the course of military action. The federal government has shown concern for high suicide rates in this country since at least the beginning of the 20th century.
Teenagers spend about 10 percent of the time outside the driving lane they’re supposed to be in. Glavas iii 2. There were about 3,092 deaths in distraction-related accidents in 2010, but the number is likely much
Some of those reasons being the crime rates, the costs of what could happen, and injuries. Firearm injuries have killed more than 28,000 Americans each year since 1972 (Ruben). In 2007, thirty-one thousand two hundred twenty four Americans died due to homicides, suicides, and accidental shootings. Accidental shootings happen quite often. In 2007, around seventy thousand Americans were hospitalized due to accidental shootings.
Teen pregnancy- The U.S has the second highest teen birth rate among 46 countries, also 1 out of every 3 girls will get pregnant before they even turn 20 years old. Each year almost 750,000 between the ages of 15-19 become pregnant, also over half of the preganacy is around 18-19 age range. HIV- We all know this is a big problem today. Many people do not practice safe sex in the world today. HIV
In their essays “keeping online poker out of classroom: Why Professors should ban Laptops, and “laptops in the classroom? No problem.”Authors Andrew Goldstein and Elain Choy discuss their opinion on whether or not laptops in the class rooms or a good idea or should they be banned. I personally agree with Choy. You will understand why I have come to this decision to support Elain Choy position. To begin with, Goldstein first argument is “can it really be that all those students who are earnestly taking notes in my econ class, never looking up for a moment but always tapping away, are trying to get down every word the lecturer is saying” (Goldstein, 289).
The audience are encouraged to think deeper about the story and work out what lies beyond the plot. Priestly is telling us that prejudice can prevent people from acting responsibly. At the beginning, the characters are ignorant so Priestly uses this as a vehicle for his
Out of these 32,000, suicide accounts for 60% of all gun related deaths in the U.S. About 3% of gun related deaths are accidental. The remaining 34% accounts for homicide related deaths caused by firearms. That comes to about 11,000 gun related deaths per year, but out of these,