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The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) Division of Trauma and Injury is pleased to provide the first edition of this comprehensive Resource Guide on injuries affecting Hoosiers. The Resource Guide is intended to provide easily accessible and understandable data and information on the size and scope of specific injury problems in Indiana to allow for implementation of appropriate injury-related interventions. It also aims to inform community leaders and medical providers of the major causes and burden of injuries in Indiana for the purposes of developing and implementing interventions to address the ever growing epidemic.
2016 Preventing Injuries in Indiana: A Resource Guide: Updated 8/12/2016
|Trauma & Trauma System||Older Adult Falls|
|Alcohol & Injury||Child Maltreatment|
|Prescription Drug Overdose||Sexual Violence|
|Infant Safe Sleep||Distracted Driving|
|Traumatic Brain Injury||Suicide Prevention|
|A: Glossary of Injury & Violence Terms & Acronyms||D: State, Regional & National Injury Prevention Organizations|
|B: ISDH Vital Statistics and Hospital Discharge Data||E: Indiana Injury Prevention Reports & Information|
|C: Resources to Find Evidence-Based Programs|
The Preventing Injuries in Indiana: Injury Prevention Resource Guide* is available for Android and IOS (Apple) systems. The app features buttons for 10 common sources of injury, such as distracted driving, sexual assault, prescription overdoses and falls among older adults. Each category includes a description of the scope of the problem in Indiana and the United States, discusses how the problem is being addressed and includes links to resources.
Users can search for specific items and download pdf versions of material included in the app, or they can share data from the app through email and social media. The app includes an email address for the health department’s Division of Trauma and Injury Prevention, which will be updating and expanding the app in the coming months.
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|District 6||District 7||District 8||District 9||District 10|
2014 Injuries in Indiana Report - A Report on Injury-Related Fatalities, Hospitalizations, and Emergency Department Visits for the years of 2007 through 2010
2009 Injuries in Indiana Report - A Report on Injury-Related Fatalities and Injuries Resulting in Hospitalization for the years of 2003 through 2006
2005 Injuries in Indiana Report - A Report on Injury-Related Fatalities and Injuries Resulting in Hospitalization for the years of 1999 through 2002
Traumatic Brain Injury:
Injury and Violence Fact Sheet:
Drug Overdose Deaths:
Older Adult Falls:
|2015 Fireworks Injury Report||2011 Fireworks Injury Report||2007 Fireworks Injury Report|
|2014 Fireworks Injury Report||2010 Fireworks Injury Report||2006 Fireworks Injury Report|
|2013 Fireworks Injury Report||2009 Fireworks Injury Report||2003-2004 Fireworks Injury Report|
|2012 Fireworks Injury Report||2008 Fireworks Injury Report|
Injury Prevention Epidemiologist Consultant, Trauma and Injury Prevention Division