The Facts Hurt: A State-by-State Injury Prevention Policy Report

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Article Publication Date: 
1/1/2013
Summary: 
Injuries are the third leading cause of death nationally, and the leading cause of death for Americans between the ages of 1 and 44. This report concludes that millions of injuries could be prevented each year if more states adopted additional research-based injury prevention policies, and if programs were fully implemented and enforced.
Article Author: 
Levi, J; Segal, LM; Kohn, D
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Transportation
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Sources: 
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
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Agencies; National Prevention Strategy; Centers for Disease Control; Injury; sobriety checkpoints; hospitalization; vehicle crashes; falls; violence-related injuries; fires; productivity loss; injury prevention; National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC); Preventative Health Services Block Grants; violence prevention; Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO); injury fatalities; seat belt laws; older drivers; Older Drivers Project

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