Status: Baseline only

  
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Baseline only

Most Recent Data:
8,621.1 emergency department visits for nonfatal unintentional injuries per 100,000 population (2017)

Target:
7,546.6 per 100,000

Desired Direction:
Decrease desired

Baseline:
8,621.1 emergency department visits for nonfatal unintentional injuries per 100,000 population occurred in 2017 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)

Reduce emergency department visits for nonfatal unintentional injuries

Target-Setting Method
Minimal statistical significance

Summary

Every year in the United States, millions of people go to the emergency department for unintentional injuries. Strategies to prevent specific types of nonfatal unintentional injuries — like falls, traumatic brain injuries, and motor vehicle crashes — can reduce emergency department visits.