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Injuries Among Children and Adolescents  

child properly restrained in a booster seat and seatbeltInjury and violence are serious threats to the health and well-being of children and adolescents in the United States.  Children and adolescents are at high risk for many injuries that can lead to death or disability. Through research and a range of activities, CDC's Injury Center is working to protect young Americans from the threat of injury. Below is a directory of links to more information about the types of injury and violence that pose the greatest threat to American youth.