Healthy People 2010 -
Injury and Violence Prevention
Lead Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Reduce injuries, disabilities, and deaths due to unintentional injuries and violence.
15-10. Increase the number of States and the District of Columbia with statewide emergency department surveillance systems that collect data on external causes of injury.
Target: All States and the District of Columbia.
Baseline: 12 States had statewide ED surveillance systems that collected data on external causes of injury in 1998.
Target setting method: Total coverage.
Data source: External Cause of Injury Survey, American Public Health
Association (APHA), September 1998.
Rev. 20-Aug-2001 at 06:46 hours.