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Healthy People 2010 - With Annotations

Chapter 15

Injury and Violence Prevention
Lead Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Goal: 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.

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.

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Rev. 20-Aug-2001 at 06:46 hours.