Suicides and violence major cause of deaths in Telangana

A recent health card report shows some worrying facts about Telangana.

As per the report, the main cause of death among people of 15-39 age group in Telangana is suicide and violence.

Health experts relate suicide and violence with stress, depression and mental illness.

Other causes of death are heart related diseases, road accidents and non-communicable diseases.

In the state, malnutrition remains to be the main reason for deaths and disability. It is more among women than men, says the study.

The report named ‘India State-Level Disease Burden report and Technical Paper’ was prepared by health experts along with Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

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