National Center For Injury Prevention and Control: Child Injury

“Child injuries* are preventable, yet more than 9,000 children died from injuries in the US in 2009. Car crashes, suffocation, drowning, poisoning, fires, and falls are some of the most common ways children are hurt or killed. The number of children dying from injury dropped nearly 30% over the last decade. However, injury is still the #1 cause of death among children. More can be done to keep our children safe.”

 

Courtesy of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control 

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