Data, Statistics, and Reporting

What to know

The Injury Center uses data to understand when and why violence and injuries occur and how to prevent them. Data and data systems help us understand the burden of unintentional and violence-related injury and death in the United States.

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About these resources

Data science can help address problems faster by using innovative data sources and approaches. Learn more about our data science strategy.

Guidelines for reporting on suicide

Some suicide deaths may be newsworthy. However, the way media cover suicide can influence behavior positively by encouraging help-seeking or negatively by contributing to contagion.

Suicide reporting guidelines‎

Suicide is a public health issue. Media and online coverage of suicide should follow best practices.