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Incidence and Economic Burden of Injuries in the United by Eric A. Finkelstein, Phaedra S. Corso, Ted R. Miller

By Eric A. Finkelstein, Phaedra S. Corso, Ted R. Miller

Accidents are essentially the most critical public illnesses dealing with the U.S. this day. via untimely loss of life, incapacity, scientific price and misplaced productiveness, accidents effect the future health and welfare of all american citizens. Deaths simply start to inform the tale. even though many accidents are minor, a wide share bring about fractures, amputations, burns, or different major accidents that experience far-reaching outcomes. Now, for the 1st time in over 15 years, we now have accomplished estimates of the effect of those accidents in fiscal terms.This ebook updates a landmark report back to Congress from 1989. because the record, no venture has addressed the prevalence and financial burden of accidents with extra well timed facts, regardless of significant adjustments within the fields of prevention, reporting, and surveillance. because the mid-eighties, new safeguard applied sciences were constructed to avoid accidents or to diminish the severity of accidents, and new rules and legislation were enacted to advertise harm prevention.Chapter themes comprise occurrence through specified categorizations, lifetime clinical expenses and productiveness losses because of accidents, and a dialogue of contemporary traits. Lavishly illustrated with tables and graphs, this quantity is a beneficial reference for public health and wellbeing practitioners, researchers, and scholars alike.

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The rate of fire/burn injury among females aged 45 to 64 was 512 per 100,000. This rate was 16% higher than the rate among females aged 0 to 4 (427 per 100,000) who had the second highest rate among females. 22). 23). The largest difference in burn hospitalizations was among those aged 15 to 24, where the rate for males was nearly 3 times the rate for females. 24), females 45 years and older were at consistently higher risk than males of the same age. The opposite is true for persons less than age 45 years, except for persons 5 to 14 years where the risk to males is slightly lower than the risks to females.

Interdicting supplies of heroin and cocaine has proven difficult. However, measures to reduce the volume of prescription narcotic painkillers being dispensed are promising strategies that should be tested. 2). 11, 86% of all firearm injuries occurred among three age groups: 15 to 24 (32%), 25 to 44 (30%), and 5 to 14 (24%). 33 show the overall rate of firearm injuries and the rate of firearm fatalities, respectively, by age and gender. For both males and females, the highest rate of injury was for 15- to 24-year-olds; the rate of injury for males, 198 per 100,000, was 8 times the rate for females, 24 per 100,000.

35 Incidence Rate (per 100,000) of Nonhospitalized Firearm/Gunshot Injuries 34 INCIDENCE OF INJURIES IN 2000 35 Incidence Data and Methods The following sections present our approach to quantifying the incidence of injuries in 2000. To avoid double counting, we quantify injury incidence separately for the following categories: 1 Fatalities 2 Hospitalized injuries resulting in a live discharge 3 Nonhospitalized nonfatal injuries, which result in: a. a hospital emergency department (ED) visit but no overnight admission b.

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