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Notice to Readers Report on Impairments Caused by Injuries

CDC's National Center for Health Statistics has released data on the prevalence of impairments caused by injuries. Statistics on the number and rate of impairments from injuries by class of accident and place of accident are included. Data on limitation of activity, restricted-activity days, and disability restricting a person to bed more than half a day are also presented in the report.

Statistics in the report are based on data collected through the National Health Interview Survey in 1985, 1986, and 1987. Copies of the report, Impairments Due to Injuries: United States, 1985-87 (1), are available through the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402; telephone (202) 783-3238; stock no. 017-022-01141-7; price $3.25.


  1. NCHS, Collins JG. Impairments due to injuries: United States, 1985-87. Hyattsville, Maryland: US Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, CDC, 1991; DHHS publication no. (PHS)91-1505. (Vital and health statistics; series 10, no. 177).

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