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CDC Injury Fact Book

CDC's National Center for Injury Prevention and Control presents a comprehensive look at the injury problem in America and efforts underway to reduce it. The CDC Injury Fact Book offers a wealth of injury data and descriptions of CDC research and prevention programs for a full spectrum of injuries—from those related to acute injury care or alcohol use to those resulting from youth violence.

  Cover of the CDC Injury Fact BookThe book contains:

  • An in-depth explanation of the public health approach to injury prevention
  • A timeline of the significant achievements in preventing injury and its consequences
  • Descriptions of data sources sampling of partners
  • A look at how injury affects various populations in each stage of life
  • Thorough discussions of nearly two dozen injury issues, presented alphabetically
  • A reference list of CDC publications and other injury prevention resources