CSN Fact Sheets, Reports and Issue Briefs

This page displays the CSN Fact Sheets, Reports and Issue Briefs.

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Released Date: Jun 2021

The Change Packages list the evidence-based and evidence-informed strategies that will lead to breakthrough improvement in teen driver safety for youth ages 15-19. The Change Packages include the (2015) Child Safety Collaborative Innovation and Improvement Network (CS CoIIN) aim statements, goals,…

Released Date: Jun 2021

The Change Packages list the evidence-based and evidence-informed strategies that will lead to breakthrough improvement in suicide and self-harm prevention for youth ages 10-19. The Change Packages include the (2015) Child Safety Collaborative Innovation and Improvement Network (CS CoIIN) aim…

Released Date: Jun 2021

The Change Packages list the evidence-based and evidence-informed strategies that will lead to breakthrough improvement in interpersonal violence prevention for youth ages 0-19. The Change Packages include the (2015) Child Safety Collaborative Innovation and Improvement Network (CS CoIIN) aim…

Released Date: Jun 2021

The Change Packages list the evidence-based and evidence-informed strategies that will lead to breakthrough improvement in falls prevention for youth age 0-19. The Change Packages include the (2015) Child Safety Collaborative Innovation and Improvement Network (CS CoIIN) aim statements, goals,…

Released Date: Jun 2021

The Change Packages list the evidence-based and evidence-informed strategies that will lead to breakthrough improvement in child passenger safety for youth ages 0-14. The Change Packages include the (2015) Child Safety Collaborative Innovation and Improvement Network (CS CoIIN) aim statements,…

Released Date: May 2021

Suicide is a complex and preventable multi-factor, multi-level health outcome. Effective prevention requires understanding data such as who is at risk and the factors associated with suicide. This fact sheet shares data on the means of carrying out a suicide act, also referred to as mechanisms of…

Released Date: Jan 2020

In the United States, 14,000 children and adolescents ages 0–19 die of injuries, 227,000 are hospitalized, and 8.7 million visit the emergency department. EDC’s Children’s Safety Network (CSN) is a national resource center for state and jurisdiction health departments working to promote child and…

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Released Date: Aug 2019

The Children’s Safety Network and the CSN Economics and Data Analysis Resource Center recently had an article published in Brain Injuries. "Products and activities associated with non-fatal traumatic brain injuries in children and adolescents – United States 2010-2013" can be found on Taylor and…

Released Date: May 2019

Injuries are the leading causes of morbidity and mortality among U.S. children and adolescents. State injury and violence prevention programs address a broad range of injury topics across varying populations, with initiatives funded by multiple sources, including federal agencies, hospitals,…

Released Date: May 2019

Injuries and violence are leading causes of morbidity and mortality among U.S. children and adolescents. These injuries are preventable. Researchers have identified many strategies that are effective in preventing injuries in this population. This paper synthesizes findings from recent systematic…

Released Date: May 2019

The Children's Safety Now Alliance, representing injury prevention leaders and experts from national organizations, federal agencies, state health departments, hospitals, and universities, has created this fact sheet to assist public health practitioners to (a) use a health equity lens in their…

Released Date: Apr 2019

Dr. Bina Ali of the Children’s Safety Network Economics and Data Analysis Resource Center is the lead author in a new study published in Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. “Trends in Drug Poisoning Deaths Among Adolescents and Young Adults in the United States, 2006–2015” found that the…

Released Date: Jan 2019

The Children’s Safety Network and the CSN Economics and Data Analysis Resource Center recently had an article published in Global Pediatric Health. "Consumer Products Contributing to Fall Injuries in Children Aged <1 to 19 Years Treated in US Emergency Departments, 2010 to 2013: An Observational…

Released Date: Aug 2018

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services defines bullying as repetitive aggressive behavior that is repeated over time and involves an imbalance of power or strength (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC], 2017a). Bullying behaviors may include teasing, name calling, mockery,…

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Released Date: May 2018

The injury and violence prevention systems toolkit is a compilation of resources aimed at state and jurisdiction public health practitioners and organizational leaders and managers committed to reducing injuries and violence through systems thinking and quality improvement. The toolkit is organized…

Released Date: Mar 2018

Injury Prevention published our peer-reviewed manuscript that captures learning and progress from cohort 1 of the CS CoIIN. Building the Child Safety Collaborative Innovation and Improvement Network: How does it work and what is it achieving? can be accessed from the Injury Prevention website. 

Released Date: Dec 2017

Health disparities are preventable differences in the burden of injury or of opportunities to achieve optimal health that are experienced by socially disadvantaged populations (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC], 2008). Health disparities are often related to the historical and…

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Released Date: Nov 2017

This fact sheet covers the costs of childhood injuries, including medical costs, work loss costs, and quality of life loss costs. Work loss costs include lost wages of injured persons and lost household work, or, in the case of fatality, lost earnings and household work over the victim’s expected…

Released Date: Jul 2017

This publication lists evidence-based strategies and readings on child passenger safety, falls prevention, interpersonal violence prevention, suicide and self-harm prevention, and teen driver safety.