Status: Baseline only

  
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Baseline only

Most Recent Data:
511.1 emergency department visits for nonfatal physical assault injuries per 100,000 population (2017)

Target:
264.1 per 100,000

Desired Direction:
Decrease desired

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

Reduce nonfatal physical assault injuries

Target-Setting Method
Minimal statistical significance

Summary

Every year in the United States, many people are treated in the emergency department for injuries caused by violent assaults. Strategies to prevent intimate partner violence, child abuse and neglect, and youth violence are key to reducing related nonfatal injuries.