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This list only includes MMWRs focused on violence data and prevention from the past 5 years.

Please go to the MMWR website for full listing of articles.

The articles are organized by topic, then year in which they were published.

Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention

Spies, EL, Klevens, J. Fatal abusive head trauma among children aged <5 years — United States, 1999–2014. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2016; 65(20):505-509. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2016; 65(34);894–897.

Saul J, Valle LA, Mercy JA, Turner S, Kaufmann R, Popovic T. CDC Grand Rounds: Creating a Healthier Future Through Prevention of Child Maltreatment. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2014; 63(12): 260-263.

Perou R, Bitsko RH, Blumberg SJ, Pastor P, Ghandour RM, et al. Mental Health Surveillance Among Children — United States, 2005–2011.  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2013; 62(Suppl 2): 1-35. 

Bynum L, Griffin T, Ridings DL, Wynkoop KS, Anda RF, Edwards VJ, et al. Adverse childhood experiences reported by adults — five states, 2009.  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2010; 59(49): 1609-1613.

General Violence Prevention

Lyons BH, Fowler KA, Jack SPD, Betz CJ, Blair JM. Surveillance for Violent Deaths — National Violent Death Reporting System, 17 States, 2013. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2016; 65(10):1-42.

Florence C, Haegerich T, Simon T, Zhou C, Luo F. Estimated lifetime medical and work-loss costs of emergency department–treated nonfatal injuries — United States, 2013. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2015; 64(38): 1078-1082.

Parks SE, Johnson LL, McDaniel DD, Gladden M. Surveillance for Violent Deaths — National Violent Death Reporting System, 16 States, 2010. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2014; 63(SS01): 1-33.

Degutis LC, Sleet DA, Kohn M, Benjamin G, Cohen N, Iskander J. CDC Grand Rounds: Evidence-based injury prevention.  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2014; 62(51-52): 1048-1050.

David-Ferdon C, Dahlberg LL, Kegler S.  Homicide Rates Among Persons Aged 10–24 Years — United States, 1981–2010.  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2013; 62(27): 545-548.

Kegler SR, Mercy JA. Firearm Homicides and Suicides in Major Metropolitan Areas — United States, 2006-2007 and 2009-2010.  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2013; 62(30): 597-602.

Logan J, Hall J, McDaniel D, Stevens M.  Homicide—United States, 2007 and 2009.  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2013; 62(03): 164-170.

Karch DL, Logan J, McDaniel D, Parks S, Patel N. Surveillance for Violent Deaths — National Violent Death Reporting System, 16 States, 2009.  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report Surveillance Summaries 2012 61(ss06): 1-43.

Karch DL, Logan J, Patel N. Surveillance for violent deaths—National Violent Death Reporting System, 16 States, 2008.  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2011; 60(SS10): 1-54.

Kegler SR, Annest JL, Kresnow MJ, Mercy JA. Violence-related firearm deaths among residents of metropolitan areas and cities—United States, 2006-2007.  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2011; 60(18): 573-78.

Sleet DA, Dahlberg L, Basavaraju SV, Mercy J, McGuire LC, Greenspan A. Injury prevention, violence prevention and trauma care: Building the scientific base in public health. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2011; 60(Suppl-4): 78-85. (Public Health Then and Now: Celebrating 50 Years of MMWR at CDC)

Logan JE, Smith SG, Stevens MR. Homicides-United States, 1999-2007.  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2011; 60(Suppl-1): 67-70. (CDC Health Disparities and Inequalities Report — United States, 2011)

Karch DL, Dahlberg LL, Patel N. Surveillance for violent deaths—National Violent Death Reporting System, 16 states, 2007.  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2010; 59(SS04); 1-50.

Global Violence Prevention

Sumner SA, Mercy JA, Saul J, Motsa-Nzuza N, Kwesigabo G, et al. Prevalence of Sexual Violence Against Children and Use of Social Services — Seven Countries, 2007–2013.  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2015; 64(21): 565-569.

Intimate Partner Violence Prevention

Breiding MJ, Smith SG, Basile KC, Walters ML, Chen J, Merrick MT. Prevalence and Characteristics of Sexual Violence, Stalking, and Intimate Partner Violence Victimization in the United States—2011. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2014; 63(SS08): 1-18.

Spivak HR, Jenkins EL, VanAudenhove K, Lee D, Kelly M, Iskander J. CDC Grand Rounds: A public health approach to prevention of intimate partner violence. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2015;63(02):38-41.

Spivak HR, Jenkins EL, VanAudenhove K, Lee D, Kelly M, Iskander J. CDC Grand Rounds: A Public Health Approach to Prevention of Intimate Partner Violence. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2014; 63(02): 38-41.

Sexual Violence Prevention

Breiding MJ, Smith SG, Basile KC, Walters ML, Chen J, Merrick MT. Prevalence and characteristics of sexual violence, stalking, and intimate partner violence victimization — National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey, United States, 2011. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2015;63(SS-08):1-2.

Breiding MJ, Smith SG, Basile KC, Walters ML, Chen J, Merrick MT. Prevalence and Characteristics of Sexual Violence, Stalking, and Intimate Partner Violence Victimization in the United States—2011. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2014; 63(SS08): 1-18.

Suicide Prevention

David-Ferdon C, Crosby AE, Caine ED, Hindman J, Reed J, Iskander J. CDC Public Health Grand Rounds: Preventing Suicide Through a Comprehensive Public Health Approach. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2016; 65(34):894–897.

McIntosh WL, Spies EL, Stone DM, Lokey CN, Trudeau AT, Bartholow B. Suicide rates by occupational group — 17 states, 2012. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2016; 65(25):641–645.

Sullivan EM, Annest JL, Simon TR, Luo F, Dahlberg LL. Suicide Trends Among Persons Aged 10–24 Years — United States, 1994–2012. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2015; 64(08): 201-205.

Nett RJ, Wittel TK, Holzbauer SM, Elchos BL, Campagnolo ER, Musgrave KJ, et al. Notes from the field: prevalence of risk factors for suicide among veterinarians – United States, 2014. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2015; 64(5): 131-132.

Kegler SR, Mercy JA. Firearm Homicides and Suicides in Major Metropolitan Areas — United States, 2006-2007 and 2009-2010. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2013; 62(30): 597-602.

Cochran J, Geltman PL, Ellis H, Brown C, Anderton S, Montour J, et al. Suicide and suicidal ideation among Bhutanese refugees–United States, 2009-2012. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2013; 62(26): 533-536.

Sullivan EM, Annest LL, Luo F, Simon TR, Dahlberg LL. Suicide among adults aged 35-64 years – United States, 1999-2010. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2013; 62(17): 321-325.

Crosby AE, Ortega L, Stevens MR. Suicides — United States, 2005–2009. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2013; 62(03): 179-183. (CDC Health Disparities and Inequalities Report — United States, 2013.)

Crosby AE, Han B, Ortega LAG, Parks SE, Gfroerer J. Suicidal thoughts and behaviors among adults aged ≥ 18 years—United States, 2008-2009. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2011; 60(SS13): 1-22.

Crosby AE, Ortega L, Stevens MR. Suicides-United States, 1999-2007. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2011;60(Suppl-1): 56-59. (CDC Health Disparities and Inequalities Report — United States, 2011)

Newman S, Akre E, Bossarte R, Mack K, Crosby A. Suicides in national parks–United States, 2003-2009. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2010; 59(47): 1546-1549.

Youth Violence Prevention

Massetti GM, David-Ferdon C. Preventing violence among high-risk youth and communities with economic, policy, and structural strategies. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2016; 65(1):57-60.

David-Ferdon C, Simon TR, Spivak H, Gorman-Smith D, Savannah SB, Listenbee RL, Iskander J. CDC Grand Rounds: Preventing Youth Violence. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2015; 64(07): 171-174.

Egley A, Logan J, McDaniel D. Gang Homicides — Five U.S. Cities, 2003–2008. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2012; 61(03): 46-51.

McKenna M, Hawk E, Mullen J, Hertz M. Bullying among middle School and high school students – Massachusetts, 2009. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2011; 60(15): 465-471.

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