CSN Publications

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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

This resource was recently updated. Visit the latest version.   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…

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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.

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Released Date: Feb 2017

Suicide is the second leading cause of death for U.S. children and youth ages 10 through 24, claiming an average of 5,390 lives per year (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, WISQARS Leading Cause of Death, Ages 10–24, 2011–2015). The CDC’s 2015 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) found that…

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Released Date: Sep 2016

Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death among children ages one through 14 (CDC, 2016). In 2013, an average of three children were killed and 470 were injured every day in motor vehicle crashes in the U.S. (NHTSA, 2015). Child passenger safety requires consistent use of correctly…

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Released Date: Jul 2016

Every year in the US, 3,572 people die from drowning. Nine hundred and forty-five of them are children. Children account for one out of four drowning deaths. This infographic from the Children's Safety Network covers the demographics of drownings, locations of drownings, near drowning, and…

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Released Date: May 2016

This CSN infographic focuses on the disparities in child passenger deaths and offers prevention strategies. Download a print version of the infographic Disparities in Child Passenger Safety Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death among children[*] From 2010 through 2014, an average of…

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Released Date: May 2016

The amount of prescription painkillers prescribed and sold in the U.S. increased nearly four times from 1999 to 2010 (CDC), yet there has not been an overall change in the amount of pain that Americans report. (Chang, H., American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2014). Prescription and over-the-…

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Released Date: Mar 2016

In 2012, nearly 6,000 children aged 0 through 4 were hospitalized and another 55,000 were treated and released from U.S. emergency rooms for medication poisoning (Health Care Utilization Project, National Inpatient Sample and National Emergency Department Sample, 2012). These poisonings resulted in…

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