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Injury Data and Resources

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Injury Data logoThe purpose of this Web site is to provide an overview of injury morbidity and mortality data and statistics available from the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and other sources and to provide details on injury surveillance methodology and tools to assist in data analysis.

New ED Injury Data: Step-by-Step Guide to Accessing
NHAMCS-ED Public Use Data Files and Programs
to Select Injury Records and Calculate Injury Visit Rates


NCHS Data Bases (Surveys)


International Collaborative Effort (ICE) on Injury Statistics

Tools and Frameworks (Coding Schemes)

Tools for Classifying International Classification of Disease (ICD) Codes


Data Access and Resources

  • Interactive Databases and Tables:

  • Health Data for All Ages:  Provides tables on health statistics for infants, children, adolescents, adults, and older adults.  A search tool is available for locating tables specific to injury statistics.
  • Trends in Health and AgingProvides tables on trends in the health of older Americans showing data by age, sex, race and Hispanic origin.   Tables containing injury data can be accessed by using the topical list or search tool.
  • Healthy People Data 2010
Page Last Modified: August 28, 2008

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