Topic Area IVP - Injury and Violence Prevention

Injuries are the leading cause of death for Americans ages 1 to 44, and a leading cause of disability for all ages, regardless of sex, race/ethnicity, or socioeconomic status. More than 180,000 people die from injuries each year, and approximately 1 in 10 sustains a nonfatal injury serious enough to be treated in a hospital emergency department.

Objective IVP-9.1
Poisoning Death Rate (age-adjusted to 2000 std population) (per 100,000)
2020 Goal 2005-09 2006-10 2007-11 2008-12 2009-13
All Counties 13.1 15.3 15.7 16.8 17.7 18.6
Franklin County, PA 13.1 8.7 9.8 11.0 11.2 11.1

Objective IVP-11
Unintentional injury death rate (age-adjusted to 2000 std population) (per 100,000)
2020 Goal 2005-09 2006-10 2007-11 2008-12 2009-13
All Counties 36.0 40.3 40.4 41.1 41.6 42.1
Franklin County, PA 36.0 39.5 39.4 40.1 36.9 37.4

Objective IVP-13.1
Motor Vehicle Crash Death Rate (age-adjusted to 2000 std population) (per 100,000)
2020 Goal 2005-09 2006-10 2007-11 2008-12 2009-13
All Counties 12.4 11.9 11.3 11.0 10.7 10.2
Franklin County, PA 12.4 17.2 17.5 16.7 13.7 13.3

Objective IVP-13.2
Motor vehicle crash death rate (per 100 million miles traveled) (occurrences)
2020 Goal 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
All Counties 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.2
Franklin County, PA 1.2 1.3 1.5 1.7 1.3 1.4

Objective IVP-23.1
Accidental Falls Death Rate (age-adjusted to 2000 std population) (per 100,000)
2020 Goal 2005-09 2006-10 2007-11 2008-12 2009-13
All Counties 7.0 7.3 7.7 8.1 8.2 8.4
Franklin County, PA 7.0 8.5 8.4 8.6 8.6 10.2

Objective IVP-29
Homicide rate (age-adjusted to 2000 std population) (per 100,000)
2020 Goal 2005-09 2006-10 2007-11 2008-12 2009-13
All Counties 5.5 5.9 5.8 5.7 5.6 5.5
Franklin County, PA 5.5 DSU DSU DSU DSU DSU
DSU - Data Statistically Unreliable

Objective IVP-30
Firearm-related death rate (age-adjusted to 2000 std population) (per 100,000)
2020 Goal 2005-09 2006-10 2007-11 2008-12 2009-13
All Counties 9.2 10.6 10.5 10.5 10.6 10.7
Franklin County, PA 9.2 7.6 8.0 7.5 7.0 7.4

Objective IVP-30
Maltreatment of children under 18 (all reported* cases per 1,000 children under 18)
2020 Goal 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
All Counties 8.5 9.2 9.0 8.7 9.7 9.8
Franklin County, PA 8.5 6.7 5.8 5.8 5.5 8.0
*includes unsubstantiated cases
Website Updated August 2016

Topic Area IVP - Injury and Violence Prevention

Courtesy: Healthy People 2020, <www.healthypeople.gov>