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Suicide one of the leading preventable death in Spain

Suicide and abortion are the leading cause of preventable death in Spain

It is the leading cause of death among men aged 25-34 years old 

Around ten suicides occur daily in Spain. For every death, there are between 10 and 20 suicide attempts. According to the latest recorded data, 3,539 people committed suicide in 2012: 2724 men and 815 women. It is the leading cause of death among men aged 25-34 years old. However, this is perceived to be a much smaller problem than death due to road accidents, which killed 1,915 people in 2012 and 1,128 in 2013. In Spain, 555 people die every year as a result of a work-related accident. Fifty-two persons die per year due to domestic violence and there are 112,390 deaths by abortion. This is by far the leading cause of preventable death .

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