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Injury Prevention Circle Diagram


About Injury Prevention


Injuries Are Not Accidents,
And Are Therefore
Predictable and Preventable


What are Injuries? pdf document (pdf - 66 KB)
Get the defintion and types of injuries and how to categorize them.
Injuries are a leading cause of death, 2002. PDF (pdf - 95 KB)
See the statistics for all of U.S. and American Indian and Alaska Natives.
What is Injury Prevention?
pdf document (pdf - 55 KB)
. A quick overview on the guiding principles and key points of injury prevention.
A Blueprint for a Comprehensive Injury Prevention Program Adobe
(pdf-52.5 KB)
Shows an outline structure on one way to to build an injury prevention program.
Cost of Injuries
Costs of Injuries pdf document (pdf-48 KB)
Information on the economical burden of injuries reinforced with the financial averages of injuries.
Financial Burden of Injury-Related Hospitalizations to an Alaska Native Health System. pdf (pdf-253 KB).
From 1994-1998, the total expenditures for the 511 injuries resulting in hospitalizations was $4,145,440.
Cost of Injuries in the U.S. - A Report to Congress. pdf icon (pdf-51 KB)
Published in 1989, it has proved to be a landmark publication showing the need to address injury as a public health problem.
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Injuries as a Public Health Problem

Injury Pyramid. pdf (pdf-61 KB).
For each death from injury, many more result in hospitalization, emergency department
Injury Data & Stats
Data is an important part of having a successful injury prevention program. Get information here on how to better understand data and statistics.
Injuries are not accidents. pdf
(pdf-62 KB)
The word accident implies that it cannot be prevented, but crashes are predictable and preventable.


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