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.
Healthy People 2010 Objectives
15-11. Increase the number of States and the District of Columbia that collect data on external causes of injury through hospital discharge data systems.
Target: All States and the District of Columbia.
Baseline: 23 States collected data on external causes of injury through hospital discharge data systems in 1998.
Target setting method: Total coverage.
Data source: External Cause of Injury Survey, American Public Health Association (APHA).
Rev. 20-Aug-2001 at 06:47 hours.