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Document ID (ISN)109841
CIS number 09-787
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Title CDC injury fact book
Bibliographic information 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.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract 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.
Descriptors (primary) USA; frequency rates; injuries; statistical trends
Descriptors (secondary) 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
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Violence and terrorism
Alcohol and drug abuse