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Injury and Violence Policy Evaluation
CDC developed this series of briefs to increase the use of policy evaluation methods in the field of injury prevention and control. The briefs and related appendices are intended to provide an increased understanding of the concepts and methodologies of policy evaluation. Each of the briefs focuses on one specific aspect of policy evaluation; however, reading them all will provide a comprehensive overview of policy evaluation concepts and methodology. The appendices provide additional detail on specific topics.


Winners Selected – Seeing My World through a Safer Lens Video Contest (9/30/2012)
What does injury and violence prevention look like in your community? Injury and violence professionals, students, and the general public from around the country came together to answer that question by submitting videos to the Seeing My World through a Safer Lens video contest.  Winner for the General Public Category: Things Men Say to Men who Say Things to Women on the Streets


Nonfatal Traumatic Brain Injuries Related to Sports and Recreation Activities Among Persons Aged ≤19 Years - United States, 2001--2009 (11/3/2011)
The number of sports and recreation-related emergency department (ED) visits for traumatic brain injury (TBI) among persons aged ≤19 years increased 62% and the rate of TBI visits increased 57%. For males and females aged ≤ 9 years, TBIs most commonly occurred during playground activities or when bicycling. For persons aged 10-19 years, females sustained TBIs most often while playing soccer or basketball, or while bicycling.

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) (7/13/2011)
The BRFSS is a state-based system of health surveys that generate information about health risk behaviors, clinical preventive practices, and health care access and use primarily related to chronic diseases and injury.


Adding Power to Our Voices: Framing Guide for Communicating About Injury (1/11/10)
Adding Power to Our Voices is designed to help organizations involved in injury and violence prevention and response speak with a consistent voice to build the social and political will needed to save lives and reduce injuries.

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