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A Data Book of Child and Adolescent Injury [microform]
Bib ID 5540855
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Washington, DC
 
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Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1991 
159 p. 
Summary

This booklet contains 54 graphs and accompanying narrative which summarize available data on child and adolescent non-natural injuries and deaths and are intended to help in the multi-disciplinary and multi-agency "Healthy People 2000" campaign to improve the nation's health and prevent needless child and adolescent injuries. Graphs illustrate data which address the following subjects: deaths from injuries versus deaths from natural causes; international injury mortality rates; international homicide rates; deaths ages 1-4, deaths ages 5-9, deaths ages 10-14, deaths ages 15-19, death rates by gender; motor vehicle deaths; alcohol and motor vehicles; pedestrians; motor vehicle injuries; bicycles; drowning and near drowning; fires and burns; unintentional firearms; unintentional poisoning; falls; occupational injuries of adolescents; farm injuries; sports injuries; toys; recreational equipment; homicide; assault; suicide; child abuse and neglect; rape; childhood injury prevention programs; and the cost of injury. Suggestions for preventing child and adolescent injury are given, including: stress planning and prioritizing; use of a comprehensive multifaceted approach; and institutionalization and acceptance of injury prevention programs. An appendix summarizes injury mortality rates by age group. (60 references) (DB)

Notes

Availability: National Maternal and Child Health Clearinghouse, 38th and R Streets, N.W., Washington, DC 20057 (Single copies free, limited quantities).

Sponsoring Agency: Health Resources and Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Office for Maternal and Child Health Services.

Contract Number: MCU-117007.

ERIC Note: Prepared by the Children's Safety Network.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Accident Prevention.  |  Adolescents.  |  Age Differences.  |  Athletics.  |  Child Abuse.  |  Child Neglect.  |  Children.  |  Fire Protection.  |  Homicide.  |  Incidence.  |  Injuries.  |  Occupational Safety and Health.  |  Poisoning.  |  Preventive Medicine.  |  Rape.  |  Restraints (Vehicle Safety)  |  Safety.  |  Safety Equipment.  |  Sexual Abuse.  |  Statistical Data.  |  Suicide.  |  Traffic Safety.  |  Trend Analysis.  |  Young Children.
Form/genre Numerical/Quantitative Data.  |  Reports, Descriptive.
Other authors/contributors National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Washington, DC  |  Education Development Center, Inc., Newton, MA
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