|Document ID (ISN)||109841|
|Convention or series no.
||CDC injury fact book
||Publications Dissemination, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2001, USA, Nov. 2006. v, 111p. Illus. Bibl.ref.
||http://www.cdc.gov/NCIPC/fact_book/InjuryBook2006.pdf [in English]
||This report presents a comprehensive review at the injury problem in the United States and efforts underway to reduce it. It offers a wealth of injury data and descriptions of research and prevention programmes for a full spectrum of injuries - from those related to acute injury care or alcohol use to those resulting from youth violence. Topics addressed: public health approach to injury prevention; timeline of the significant achievements in preventing injury and its consequences; descriptions of data sources; sampling of partners; injury risk of various populations in each stage of life; comment on frequent injury issues.
||USA; frequency rates; injuries; statistical trends
||poisoning; falls of persons; children; alcoholism; suicide; emergency services; shock following injury; role of government; causes of accidents; young persons; social aspects; violence; cooperation; unsafe practices
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||USA|
|Broad subject area(s)
||General safety, health and conditions of work
||Violence and terrorism
Alcohol and drug abuse