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5: Nonfatal Unintentional Injury Estimates among Children 0 to 19 Years, United States, 2001 – 2006

5.3: Nonfatal Injuries by Cause

Nonfatal injury rates differed by cause, with the highest rates related to falls (3,420 per 100,000), followed by injuries due to being struck by or against an object. The lowest rate was reported for nonfatal drowning (5 per 100,000). In the graph below, transportation-related injuries are divided into categories based on the road user type: MV–occupants, pedal cyclists, pedestrians, and all others.

Figure 43: Nonfatal Unintentional Injury Rates among Children 0 to 19 Years, by Cause, United States, 2001 - 2006



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