General Multiple Causes

General Multiple Causes

General/Multiple Causes

Leveraging Funding Sources and Partnerships in Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention

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, corporations, and foundations. Although researchers and practitioners have identified many proven strategies for preventing injuries among children and adolescents, these strategies need to be implemented more broadly.

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CSN Publications

Evidence-based and Evidence-informed Strategies for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention

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 reviews conducted or disseminated by five organizations that specialize in evidence-based public health:

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CSN Publications

New CSN Resources on the Costs of Childhood Injuries

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2017-11-28 00:00:00

In 2015, injuries caused 13,363 deaths in U.S. children and adolescents aged 0-19. In addition, injuries were responsible for 200,225 hospitalizations and almost 7.7 million emergency department (ED) visits in this population (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC], WISQARS, 2017). One important way to understand the burden of childhood injuries is by looking at the costs of those injuries.

The Medical Costs of Childhood Injuries: Deaths

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.

Additional infographics on the medical costs of childhood injuries:

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CSN Infographic

Costs of Leading Childhood Injuries Fact Sheet

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 remaining lifespan in the absence of premature death.

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CSN Publications

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