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Cost of Injury Reports – Overview
This section provides an overview of the Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS™) Cost of Injury Reports component.
User Interface Options
This section describes the various options provided in the WISQARS Cost of Injury Reports user interface. These options determine the data that are used in the estimation of costs, the way in which cost estimates are calculated, and the layout of the resulting reports. Options for printing and exporting cost estimates are also described.
Definitions of Intent and Mechanism of Injury, Body Region, and Nature of Injury
This section describes how intent of injury, mechanism (cause) of injury, affected body region, and nature of injury (diagnosis) reporting categories are defined.
Calculation of Cost-of-Injury Estimates
This section describes the calculations used to estimate total and average costs associated with injury-related deaths, hospitalizations, and emergency department visits. It also covers the issue of the statistical reliability (stability) of cost estimates.
Data Sources and Coding
This section describes the sources and coding schemes for the national data sets that can be used to estimate costs associated with injury-related deaths, hospitalizations, and emergency department visits.
Frequently Asked Questions
This section provides answers to common questions about WISQARS and WISQARS Cost of Injury Reports.
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