CSN Fact Sheets, Reports and Issue Briefs

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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.

Released Date: Jun 2017

Participants in the Child Safety Collaborative Innovation and Improvement Network (CS CoIIN) are identifying and developing innovative ways to collect real-time outcomes data. Typically, data on injury-related deaths, hospitalizations, and emergency department (ED) visits are centrally collected at…

Released Date: Dec 2016

This article discusses the prevalence and consequences of bullying on both the victims and bullies themselves and focuses on the role that public health officials play in preventing bullying.    

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Released Date: Sep 2015

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), defined here as a concussion, skull fracture, or internal brain injury, can have life-long cognitive, physical, and financial impacts. Preventing these injuries requires an understanding of what causes them. To understand the causes of TBI, the Children’s Safety…

Released Date: Jul 2015

Participants in the Child Safety Collaborative Innovation and Improvement Network (CS CoIIN) are identifying and developing innovative ways to collect real-time outcomes data. Typically, data on injury-related deaths, hospitalizations, and emergency department (ED) visits are centrally collected at…

Released Date: May 2015

Bullying is a major public health concern. According to the 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Survey, a biennial survey of students in grades 9-12 that is conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 20% of students reported being bullied on school property and 15% reported being…

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Released Date: Dec 2014

Each year, more than one million youth ages 0 through 19 sustain a non-fatal traumatic brain injury (TBI) (NEISS; NEISS –AIP 2007-2009).  With the passage of legislation in all states and the District of Columbia to prevent and manage youth sports concussions, awareness of TBI is on the rise.…

Released Date: Nov 2014

Summarizes the incidence and cost savings of interventions to prevent injuries due to motor vehicles, impaired driving, open-flame/burns, and violence. Also includes cost savings realized by health/miscellaneous services and substance abuse prevention.

Released Date: Mar 2014

The following fact sheet provides information about firearm-related injuries and deaths among the 0 through 14 year old population in the United States. It contains a review of data and information about the magnitude of the problem, shows how different demographic groups are impacted, and…

Released Date: Mar 2014

The following fact sheet provides information about firearm-related injuries and deaths among 15 through 24 year olds in the United States. It contains a review of data and information about the magnitude of the problem, shows how different demographic groups are impacted, and describes the…

Released Date: Jul 2013

Powerful, rare earth (neodymium) magnets can cause serious injury and death when ingested. The CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission) has reported an estimated 1,700 ingestions of magnets that were treated in emergency departments between Jan. 1, 2009 and Dec. 31, 2011. These injuries are…

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Released Date: May 2013

New attention is being paid to the short- and long-term effects of even mild concussions as interest in and knowledge of the dangers of sport-related concussions have increased. In a review of state 2012 MCH Block Grant applications, the Children’s Safety Network found that 31 states described…

Released Date: Feb 2013

This overview summarizes the work of the Children's Safety Network.

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