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Injury-related deaths have a devastating effect on families and communities all around the world. According to reports, injury deaths have a significant impact on developing countries. Ethiopia is one of the countries with a high rate of injury mortality, particularly from road traffic accidents. In Ethiopia, previous studies on injury mortality were primarily based on hospital data. However, in Ethiopia, where the majority of deaths occur outside of health facilities, hospital-based research are unable to determine the precise proportion of injury deaths. Using data from verbal autopsy, this study attempted to determine the proportion and types of injury deaths in Addis Ababa, as well as the distribution with different socio-demographic variables. Over the course of eight years, injuries have accounted for around 7% of all deaths. Males accounted for the majority of injury-related deaths. For both sexes, traffic accidents were the leading cause of injury-related mortality; males were more likely than girls to engage in intentional self-harm. The proportion of injury-related mortality reduced as people got older, according to the findings of this study.
Injury-related mortality are a significant health concern in Addis Ababa, according to this study. The most common cause of injury-related mortality in the study area is a traffic accident. Injury deaths have a particularly negative impact on males and those in productive age groups, according to the data.

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