CSN Publications

resourceThis page displays all Children’s Safety Network (CSN) publications sorted by date released. Please feel free to download and share through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, or email.

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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: Jul 2018

Heatstroke happens quickly and can be deadly. This infographic goes over the numbers on heatstroke in cars, the circumstances of deaths, clears up common misconceptions about heatstroke, and provides safety tips. Download a PDF of the infographic for printing BY THE NUMBERS 10 minutes: the amount…

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Released Date: May 2018

This infographic focuses on the suicide rates (per 100,000) of adolescents and young adults ages 10 through 24 from 2014-2016. It breaks out these deaths by sex, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, and location. Download a PDF of the infographic for printing This is part of a series on injury…

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Released Date: May 2018

This infographic focuses on the homicide rates (per 100,000) of children, adolescents, and young adults ages 0 through 24 from 2014-2016. It breaks out these homicides by sex, race/ethnicity, and location. Download a PDF of the infographic for printing This is part of a series on injury disparities…

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Released Date: May 2018

This infographic focuses on the rates (per 100,000) of drug poisoning deaths of adolescents and young adults ages 10-24 from 2014-2016. It breaks out these deaths by sex, race/ethnicity, and location. Drug poisoning is defined as an improper use of illicit drugs or medicine that is either…

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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…

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Released Date: Apr 2018

Teen dating abuse is physical, sexual, or emotional abuse (including stalking) that occurs between teens and pre-teens in a relationship. It can take place in person or online, and can involve a current or past partner (CDC, 2016).  Teen dating abuse is quite common, affecting around one in ten…

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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. 

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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

In 2015, the total medical costs of injury-related deaths of children age 19 and younger was $153.2 million. This infographic breaks out the medical cost of child deaths by injury topic. Download a PDF of the infographic for printing This is part of a series on the costs of childhood injuries.…

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Released Date: Nov 2017

In 2015, the total medical costs of injury-related emergency department (ED) visits of children age 19 and younger was $18.3 billion. This infographic breaks out the medical cost of emergency department visits of children by injury topic. Download a PDF of the infographic for printing This is part…

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Released Date: Nov 2017

In 2015, the total medical costs of injury-related hospitalizations of children age 19 and younger was $6.6 billion. This infographic breaks out the medical cost of hospitalizations of children by injury topic. Download a PDF of the infographic for printing This is part of a series on the costs of…

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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…

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Released Date: Aug 2017

Each year, opioid medication poisoning causes more than 300 deaths in children and teens. (1) This infographic covers poison control center calls about children and teens exposed to opioid medications. Download a print version of the infographic Opioid Medication: A Risk for Children and Teens How…

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Released Date: Jul 2017

Teenagers contribute to, and suffer from, the consequences of motor vehicle collisions at a disproportionate rate. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for youth ages 15–20. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) (Young Drivers: 2015 Data - Traffic…

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