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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.


Healthy People 2010 Objectives

Injury Prevention


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).



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Rev. 20-Aug-2001 at 06:47 hours.