Injury is a global public health problem and the dominant cause of death and disability of the young and active people, particularly in industrialized countries.
Injury is the seventh cause of death worldwide , and the number one cause of death in the young.
Injury is an unwanted side effect of industrialization. Automobiles form an integral part of our surrounding. It is projected that road traffic fatalities will rise to the third leading global cause of death by the year 2020.