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Data and Statistics

03/12/2010
WISQARSTM
[Summary] [WISQARS]

11/25/2009
Leading Causes of Death
[Summary] [MMWR QuickStats] [WISQARS Article]

Home and Recreational Safety - Fire, Falls, Water-Related Safety

04/16/2012
Vital Signs: Injury is the #1 Killer of Children
[Summary] [MMWR Article] [Press Release] [Telebriefing] [Media Advisory] [Additional Info] [Vital Signs]

05/25/2011
Prevent Drownings and Water-Related Injuries
[Summary] [Fact Sheet]

10/2009
Fire Safety and Prevention
[Summary]

09/17/2009
Nonfatal Scald-Related Burns Among Adults Aged ≥65 Years—United States, 2001–2006 [MMWR Article] [MMWR Summary]

06/29/2009
Unintentional Fall Injuries Associated with Walkers and Canes in Older Adults Treated in U.S. Emergency Departments
[Study] [Press Release] [Additional Information]

12/10/2008
CDC Childhood Injury Report: Patterns of Unintentional Injuries among 0-19 Year olds in the United States, 2000 – 2006
[Study] [Press Release] [Additional Information]

Injury Response, Coping with Stress

01/13/2012
Guidelines for Field Triage of Injured Patients. Recommendations of the National Expert Panel on Field Triage, 2011
[Surveillance Summary]

01/14/2010
Trauma Care, Injury Response, and Coping with Stress
[Summary]

11/05/2009
Coping with Stress
[Summary]

09/17/2009
Nonfatal Scald-Related Burns Among Adults Aged ≥65 Years—United States, 2001–2006
[MMWR Article] [MMWR Summary]

05/20/2009
Advanced Automatic Collision Notification and Triage of the Injured Patient
[Report] [Media Advisory] [Telebriefing Transcript] [Telebriefing Audio]

Motor Vehicle-Related Injuries

02/07/2014
Vital Signs: Child Passenger Safety
[MMWR Article] [Press Release] [Additional Info] [Vital Signs]

10/02/2012
Vital Signs: Teen Drinking and Driving
[MMWR Article] [Press Release] [Telebriefing] [Media Advisory] [Additional Info] [Vital Signs] [Feature]

06/15/2012
Universal Motorcycle Helmet Laws Increase Helmet Use and Save Money
[Summary] [MMWR] [MMWR Summary] [Press Release] [Additional Information] [Feature]

10/04/2011
CDC Vital Signs — Drinking and Driving: A Threat to Everyone
[Summary] [Telebriefing] [Press Release]

05/11/2011
State-based Costs of Crash Deaths from CDC
[Summary] [Press Release] [Fact Sheets]

01/04/2011 - Vital Signs
Seat Belts - Every Person, Every Trip, Every Time
[Summary] [MMWR] [Transcript] [Press Release]

10/17/2010
Resources for Teen Driver Safety
[Summary]

08/25/2010
Annual Cost of Motor Vehicle Crashes Exceeds $99 Billion
[Summary] [Press Release] [Abstract]

08/13/2010
New York State Booster Seat Law is Preventing Child Injuries
[Summary] [Article from Pediatrics] [Fact Sheet]

Prescription Painkiller Overdose

07/03/2012 - Vital Signs
Prescription Painkiller Overdoses: Use and Abuse of Methadone as a Painkiller
[Summary] [MMWR Article] [Press Release] [Telebriefing] [Media Advisory] [Additional Info] [Vital Signs] [Feature]

11/01/2011 - Vital Signs
Prescription Painkiller Overdoses in the U.S.
[Summary] [MMWR Article] [Telebriefing] [Press Release]

07/07/2011
Drug Overdose Deaths — Florida, 2003–2009
[Summary] [MMWR Article]

06/18/2010
Sharp Increase in Emergency Department Visits for Nonmedical Use of Prescription Drugs
[Summary] [Press Release] [MMWR Article] [Issue Brief]

06/03/2010
Unintentional Drug Poisoning in the United States
[Summary] [Press Release] [MMWR Article] [Issue Brief]

03/18/2010
Unintentional Drug Poisoning in the United States
[Summary] [MMWR Article] [Issue Brief]

Suicide

10/21/2011
Suicidal Thoughts and Behavior Among Adults Vary Widely in the U.S.
[Summary] [MMWR Article] [Press Release]

09/07/2007
Suicide Trends Among Youths and Young Adults Aged 10-24 Years, United States, 1990-2004
[MMWR Article] [MMWR Summary] [Press Release] [Telebriefing Transcript] [Additional Information]

06/11/2004
Methods of Suicide Among Persons Aged 10-19 Years, United States, 1992-2001
[MMWR Article] [MMWR Summary] [Press Release] [Additional Information]

06/11/2004
School-Associated Suicides, United States, 1994-1999
[MMWR Article] [MMWR Summary] [Press Release] [Additional Information]

Traumatic Brain Injury

07/31/2012
CDC Workgroup to Improve Clinical Care of Youth with Mild TBI
[Summary] [Additional Info]

10/06/2011
TBIs, including Concussions, Among Youth Athletes
[Summary] [MMWR Article] [Press Release]

08/24/2010
Partnering to Help Take Concussions Out of Play
[Summary]

04/01/2010
Tracking Traumatic Brain Injury in the U.S.
[Summary] [MMWR Article] [Press Release] [Full Report]

12/10/2009
Prevent and Recognize Concussion
[Summary] [MMWR Article]

07/27/2007
Nonfatal Traumatic Brain Injuries from Sports and Recreation Activities, United States, 2001-2005
[MMWR Article] [MMWR Summary] [Press Release]

Violence Prevention

Injury Center News and Announcements

01/17/2013
President's Sandy Hook Response Plan
[Statement from HHS Secretary Sebelius] [White House Page] [President's Full Plan [PDF 176KB]] [Memorandum [PDF 16KB]]

Child Maltreatment

02/01/2012
The Economic Burden of Child Maltreatment in the United States And Implications for Prevention Article from Child Abuse & Neglect, The International Journal
[Abstract] [Press Release]

06/03/2009
Population-Based Prevention of Child Maltreatment: The U.S. Triple P System Population Trial (Prevention Science)
[PDF Article (225KB)] [Press Release] [Additional Information]

Electronic Aggression

12/2007
Electronic Media, Violence, and Adolescents: An Emerging Public Health Problem (Journal of Adolescent Health, 41, S1-S5)
[PDF Article (90KB)] [Podcast] [Additional Information]

Intimate Partner Violence (Domestic Violence)

11/2010
National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey, 2010
[Summary Report] [Transcript] [Press Release]

06/06/2009
Sexual violence and its health consequences for female children in Swaziland: a cluster survey study
[Abstract]

National Violent Death Reporting System

01/26/2012
Role of Drugs, Drive-by Shootings, and Other Crimes in Gang Homicides
[Summary] [Additional Info] [Press Release]

08/26/2011
Surveillance for Violent Deaths, National Violent Death Reporting System, 16 States, 2008
[MMWR Surveillance Summary] [Additional Information]

2/14/2011
CDC Survey Finds Sexual Violence, Stalking, and Intimate Partner Violence Widespread in the U.S.
[Summary] [Additional Info] [Press Release]

05/10/2010
Surveillance for Violent Deaths, National Violent Death Reporting System, 16 States, 2007
[MMWR Surveillance Summary] [Additional Information]

05/05/2010
Majority of Teen Deaths Attributed to Unintentional and Violence-related Injuries
[Summary] [NCHS Data Brief]

02/25/2010
Dating Matters: Understanding Teen Dating Violence Prevention
[Summary]

11/04/2009 and 12/03/2009
Teen Dating Violence
[Summary] [MMWR Article]

10/2009
Sexual Violence Around the World
[Summary]

03/20/2009
Surveillance for Violent Deaths, National Violent Death Reporting System, 16 States, 2006
[MMWR Surveillance Summary] [Additional Information]

04/11/2008
Surveillance for Violent Deaths, National Violent Death Reporting System, 16 States, 2005
[MMWR Surveillance Summary] [Additional Information]

07/07/2006
Homicides and Suicides, National Violent Death Reporting System, United States, 2003-2004
[MMWR Article] [MMWR Summary] [Additional Information]

04/22/2005
Homicide and Suicide Rates, National Violent Death Reporting System, Six States, 2003
[MMWR Article] [MMWR Summary] [Additional Information]

School Violence

01/18/2008
School-Associated Student Homicides, United States, 1992-2006
[MMWR Article] [MMWR Summary] [Press Release] [Telebriefing Transcript] [Podcast] [Additional Information]

Resources for Media

  • WISQARS
    Injury and violence data and statistics. Customize mortality data and nonfatal injury data. Statistics from the National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS).
  • CDC Media Relations
    Online Newsroom for formatted articles, image library, and more.
  • Reporting on Suicide
    American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

 

 
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