CSN Fact Sheets, Reports and Issue Briefs

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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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Released Date: Dec 2012

Firearm injuries cost $174 billion in the United States in 2010 and the government's firearm injury bill alone exceeded $12 billion. PIRE researcher Ted Miller estimates annual firearm injury costs average $645 per gun in America.  The costs include medical and mental health care costs, criminal…

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Released Date: Sep 2012

In recognition of Suicide Prevention Week, September 9-15, 2012, and with the launch of the newly updated National Action Plan for Suicide Prevention, CSN has updated our resource guide on the critical issue of youth suicide prevention. Suicide is the 4th leading cause of death among youth 10 - 24…

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Released Date: Sep 2012

Contains the following maps: State Rate Comparison to National Rate of Unintentional Motor Vehicle Traffic Deaths Among Children Ages 0-14 Years per 100,000 Population, 2008 State Rate Comparison to National Rate of Suicide Deaths among Youth Ages 15-19 Years per 100,000 Population, 2008

Released Date: Aug 2012

With back-to-school around the corner, CSN is providing this special issue of our newsletter on preventing injuries at school. This newsletter issue contains information on organizations working to create safe environments in schools, data and research on youth risk behavior, school crime data, and…

Released Date: Feb 2012

This fact sheet provides information and data on teen dating violence, describes evidence-informed interventions to reduce teen dating violence behavior, offers examples of state efforts to prevent dating violence, and lists specific steps that public health professionals can take to play an active…

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Released Date: Feb 2012

This document outlines how CSN can assist state MCH and IVP programs.

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Released Date: Nov 2011

The Children’s Safety Network (CSN) compiled this resource sheet to provide state public health professionals with information on preventing rural injuries in America.  Since there is no national consensus on the definition of “rural,” rural areas are defined broadly as those with low population…

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