GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

College Student Death Statistics [Fresh Research]

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"Approximately 1,100 college students die by suicide each year in the U.S., making it the second leading cause of death for this age group."

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"Between 1998 and 2014, there were 240 deaths at college football practices and games in the U.S."

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"Approximately 1 in 4 college students meet the criteria for alcohol abuse or dependence."

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"4% of college students who die are pedestrians struck by a vehicle."

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"From 2000 to 2018, there were 121 hazing-related deaths in college Greek life in the U.S."

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"Approximately 20% of all college students report ever experiencing cyberbullying, which has been closely linked to increased suicide risk."

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"During the 2016-2017 academic year, there were 29,298 total deaths among college students aged 18-24 in the United States."

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"29% of college student deaths are due to accidents, and 22% are due to suicide."

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"One study found that 83% of college students believe that they are at low risk of death during their college years."

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"An estimated 1.5 million students may be bereaved by the death of a close friend or family member yearly."

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"In 2014, 31.0 deaths per 100,000 college students were due to non-traffic related accidents."

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"Approximately 14-34% of undergraduate students have reported experiencing the death of a close friend within the past 24 months."

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"Unintentional injuries contribute to 41.3% of deaths among college-age individuals in the U.S."

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"Illicit drug use is significantly associated with a higher risk of student deaths while attending college."

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"There were about 17000 reported deaths of college students in 2012 in the US."

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"Depressed college students are at a 70% increased risk of death compared to those without depression."

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"5.5% of college students have reported experiencing suicidal thoughts in the past 12 months."

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