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

5.4: Nonfatal Injuries by Sex and Cause

Nonfatal injury rates for most causes were highest among males (i.e., cut or pierced, falls, transportation-other, pedal cyclist, struck by or against). The nonfatal injury rate among both sexes was highest due to fall-related injuries, followed by being struck by or against an object. (Fig 44)

Figure 44: Nonfatal Unintentional Injury Rates among Children 0 to 19 Years, by Sex and Cause, United States, 2001 - 2006

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