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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.

15-18. Reduce nonfatal pedestrian injuries on public roads.

21 nonfatal injuries per 100,000 population.

Baseline: 29 nonfatal pedestrian injuries per 100,000 population occurred on public roads in 1997.

Target setting method: 28 percent improvement. (Better than the best will be used when data are available.)

Data source: General Estimates System (GES), DOT, NHTSA.

Total Population, 1997 Nonfatal Pedestrian Injuries on Public Roads
Rate per 100,000
Select populations  
Persons aged 5 to 9 years 56
Persons aged 10 to 15 years 46
Persons aged 16 to 20 years 36

Data for other population groups currently are either not collected or not analyzed.

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Rev. 20-Aug-2001 at 07:35 hours.