5: Nonfatal Unintentional Injury Estimates among Children 0 to 19 Years, United States, 2001 – 2006
5.1: Nonfatal Injuries by Age Group
During the entire study period, there were an estimated 55 million nonfatal injuries among children 0 to 19 years of age, or an average of 9.2 million per year. From 2001-2006, an estimated 16.2 million or 29% occurred among those 15 to 19 years of age, for a nonfatal unintentional injury rate of 13,036 per 100,000 population. (Fig 39) The lowest rate (5,870 per 100,000) was found among children less than 1. (Fig 40)
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