Supplier
CDC/NCIPC and CPSC
Years Available
1993 to present
Periodicity
Annual
Mode of Collection
Surveillance data (passive data collection) collected at a sample of U.S. hospital emergency departments.
Description
The National Electronic Injury Surveillance System – Firearm Injury Surveillance Study (NEISS-FISS) collects data using the Consumer Product Safety Commission's (CPSC) National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS). NEISS-FISS monitors incidents of nonfatal firearm-related injuries treated in U.S. hospital emergency departments. NEISS collects injury data from a nationally representative sample of U.S. hospital emergency departments; NEISS-FISS is implemented in all hospitals that participate in NEISS and collects additional circumstance information specific to firearm-related injuries.
Population Covered
U.S. population