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Problem Identification and Definition

One of the first steps in the communication planning process is to identify and define the injury and violence problem that you need to address. Understanding the problem in terms of its extent and impact will help you plan effectives ways to communicate about the problem and guide your planning efforts. The resources below will help you begin to collect, organize and analyze existing data to clearly define your problem.

Injury Center Key Data and Statistics
Key injury and violence data and statistics to help identify and define the problem you are seeking to address.

Injury Center WISQARSTM
WISQARS (Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System) is an interactive database system that provides customized reports of injury-related data.

 
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