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3.9.3 Mortality Rate Attributed to Unintentional Poisoning

Definition

Number of deaths attributed to unintentional exposure to hazardous chemicals or substances per 100,000 people.

Data Source(s)

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), 2018. Retrieved from “http://ghdx.healthdata.org/gbd-results-tool

3.9.3 Mortality Rate Attributed to Unintentional Poisoning

 
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3.9.3 Mortality Rate Attributed to Unintentional Poisoning Sustainable Development Goals

3. Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
3. Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

3. Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Ensuring healthy lives and promoting the well-being for all at all ages is essential to sustainable development. Significant strides have been made in increasing life expectancy and reducing some of the common killers associated with child and maternal mortality. Major progress has been made on increasing access to clean water and sanitation, reducing malaria, tuberculosis, polio and the spread of HIV/AIDS. However, many more efforts are needed to fully eradicate a wide range of diseases and address many different persistent and emerging health issues.

Related 3.9.3 Mortality Rate Attributed to Unintentional Poisoning Targets

3.9

By 2030, substantially reduce the number of deaths and illnesses from hazardous chemicals and air, water and soil pollution and contamination