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IVP-1 Reduce fatal and nonfatal injuries
IVP-1.1 Reduce fatal injuries Leading Health Indicators

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Baseline: 59.7 deaths per 100,000 population were caused by injuries in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 53.7 deaths per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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Baseline: 617.6 hospitalizations for nonfatal injuries per 100,000 population occurred in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 555.8 hospitalizations per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Hospital Discharge Survey (NHDS), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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Baseline: 8,370.4 ED visits for nonfatal injuries per 100,000 population occurred in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 7,453.4 ED visits per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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IVP-2 Reduce fatal and nonfatal traumatic brain injuries
IVP-2.1 Reduce fatal traumatic brain injuries Revised

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Baseline: 17.4 deaths per 100,000 population were caused by traumatic brain injuries in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 15.7 deaths per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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Baseline: 85.6 hospitalizations for nonfatal traumatic brain injuries per 100,000 population occurred in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 77.0 hospitalizations per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Hospital Discharge Survey (NHDS), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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Baseline: 407.2 ED visits for nonfatal traumatic brain injuries per 100,000 population occurred in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 365.3 ED visits per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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IVP-3 Reduce fatal and nonfatal spinal cord injuries
Baseline: 0.53 deaths per 100,000 population were caused by spinal cord injuries in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 0.48 deaths per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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Baseline: 3.6 hospitalizations for nonfatal spinal cord injuries per 100,000 population occurred in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 3.2 hospitalizations per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Hospital Discharge Survey (NHDS), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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Baseline: 75.0 percent of States had statewide emergency department data systems that routinely collected external-cause-of-injury codes for 90 percent or more of injury-related visits (21 of 28 participating States in HCUP-SEDD) in 2008
Target: 85.0 percent
Target-Setting Method: Projection/trend analysis
Data Source: Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project-State Emergency Department Databases (HCUP-SEDD), AHRQ
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Baseline: 66.7 percent of States had statewide hospital discharge data systems that routinely collect external-cause-of-injury codes for 90 percent or more of injury-related discharges (28 of 42 participating States in HCUP-SID) in 2008
Target: 85.0 percent
Target-Setting Method: Projection/trend analysis
Data Source: Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project-State Inpatient Databases (HCUP-SID), AHRQ
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IVP-8 Increase access to trauma care in the United States
Baseline: 83.1 percent of the population residing within the continental United States had access to trauma care in 2009
Target: 91.4 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: Trauma Information Exchange Program (TIEP), American Trauma Society (ATS)
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Baseline: 28.7 percent of the land mass of the continental United States had access to trauma care in 2009
Target: 31.6 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: Trauma Information Exchange Program (TIEP), American Trauma Society (ATS)
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IVP-9 Prevent an increase in poisoning deaths
Baseline: 13.2 deaths per 100,000 population were caused by poisonings in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 13.2 deaths per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: Maintain the baseline value.
Data Source: National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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Baseline: 25.6 deaths per 100,000 population aged 35 to 54 years were caused by poisonings in 2007
Target: 25.6 deaths per 100,000 population
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Data Source: National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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Baseline: 11.1 deaths per 100,000 population were caused by unintentional and undetermined poisonings in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 11.1 deaths per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: Maintain the baseline value.
Data Source: National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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Baseline: 21.6 deaths per 100,000 population aged 35 to 54 years were caused by unintentional and undetermined poisonings in 2007
Target: 21.6 deaths per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: Maintain the baseline value.
Data Source: National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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Baseline: 304.8 nonfatal poisonings per 100,000 population occurred in 2008 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 304.8 nonfatal poisonings per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: Maintain the baseline value.
Data Source: National Electronic Injury Surveillance System-All Injury Program (NEISS-AIP), CDC/NCIPC and CPSC; Population Estimates, Census
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Unintentional Injury Prevention

IVP-11 Reduce unintentional injury deaths Revised

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Baseline: 40.4 deaths per 100,000 population were caused by unintentional injuries in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 36.4 deaths per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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IVP-12 Reduce nonfatal unintentional injuries Revised

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Baseline: 9,233.5 emergency department (ED) visits for nonfatal unintentional injuries per 100,000 population occurred in 2008 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 8,310.1 injuries per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Electronic Injury Surveillance System-All Injury Program (NEISS-AIP), CDC/NCIPC and CPSC; Population Estimates, Census
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IVP-13 Reduce motor vehicle crash-related deaths
Baseline: 13.8 motor vehicle traffic-related deaths per 100,000 population occurred in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 12.4 deaths per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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Baseline: 1.3 motor vehicle crash-related deaths per 100 million vehicle miles traveled occurred in 2008
Target: 1.2 deaths per 100 million vehicle miles traveled
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS), DOT/NHTSA
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Baseline: 771.4 nonfatal injuries per 100,000 population were caused by motor vehicle crashes in 2008
Target: 694.3 nonfatal injuries per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: General Estimates System (GES), DOT/NHTSA; Population Estimates, Census
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IVP-15 Increase use of safety belts Revised

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Baseline: 84 percent of motor vehicle drivers and right-front seat passengers used safety belts in 2009
Target: 92 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Occupant Protection Use Survey (NOPUS), DOT/NHTSA
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IVP-16 Increase age-appropriate vehicle restraint system use in children
Baseline: 86 percent of children aged 0 to 12 months were restrained in rear-facing child safety seats in 2008
Target: 95 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Survey on the Use of Booster Seats (NSUBS), DOT/NHTSA
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Baseline: 72 percent of children aged 1 to 3 years were restrained in front-facing child safety seats in 2008
Target: 79 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Survey on the Use of Booster Seats (NSUBS), DOT/NHTSA
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Baseline: 43 percent of children aged 4 to 7 years were restrained in booster seats in 2008
Target: 47 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Survey on the Use of Booster Seats (NSUBS), DOT/NHTSA
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Baseline: 78 percent of children aged 8 to 12 years used safety belts in 2008
Target: 86 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Survey on the Use of Booster Seats (NSUBS), DOT/NHTSA
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Baseline: 32 States (including the District of Columbia) had “good” graduated driver licensing laws in 2009
Target: 51 States (including the District of Columbia)
Target-Setting Method: Total coverage
Data Source: Licensing Systems for Young Drivers, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)
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Baseline: 1.5 pedestrian deaths per 100,000 population occurred on public roads in 2008
Target: 1.4 deaths per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS), DOT/NHTSA; Population Estimates, Census
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Baseline: 22.6 nonfatal pedestrian injuries per 100,000 population occurred on public roads in 2008
Target: 20.3 injuries per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: General Estimates System (GES), DOT/NHTSA; Population Estimates, Census
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Baseline: 0.24 pedalcyclist deaths per 100,000 population occurred on public roads in 2008
Target: 0.22 deaths per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS), DOT/NHTSA; Population Estimates, Census
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Baseline: 19 States (including the District of Columbia) had laws requiring bicycle helmets for bicycle riders under age 15 years in 2009
Target: 27 (including the District of Columbia)
Target-Setting Method: Projection/trend analysis
Data Source: Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute (BHSI)
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Baseline: 67 percent of all motorcycle operators and passengers used helmets in 2009
Target: 74 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Occupant Protection Use Survey (NOPUS), DOT/NHTSA
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 15-21.
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IVP-23 Prevent an increase in fall-related deaths
Baseline: 7.2 deaths per 100,000 population were caused by unintentional falls in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 7.2 deaths per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: Maintain the baseline value.
Data Source: National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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Baseline: 47.0 deaths per 100,000 population aged 65 years and older were caused by unintentional falls in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 47.0 deaths per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: Maintain the baseline value.
Data Source: National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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IVP-24 Reduce unintentional suffocation deaths
Baseline: 2.0 deaths per 100,000 population were caused by unintentional suffocation in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 1.8 deaths per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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Baseline: 23.1 deaths per 100,000 infants 0 to 12 months were caused by unintentional suffocation in 2007
Target: 20.8 deaths per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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Baseline: 8.3 deaths per 100,000 population aged 65 years and older were caused by unintentional suffocation in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 7.5 deaths per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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Baseline: 1.2 deaths per 100,000 population were caused by unintentional drowning in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 1.1 deaths per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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IVP-26 Reduce sports and recreation injuries Revised

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Baseline: 46.6 medically consulted injuries per 1,000 population resulted from engaging in sports and exercise or leisure activities in 2008 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 41.9 injuries per 1,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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IVP-27 Increase the proportion of public and private schools that require students to wear appropriate protective gear when engaged in school-sponsored physical activities
Baseline: 76.8 percent of public and private schools required students to wear appropriate protective gear when engaged in physical education in 2006
Target: 84.5 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: School Health Policies and Practices Study (SHPPS), CDC/NCHHSTP
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Baseline: 85.8 percent of public and private schools required students to wear appropriate protective gear when engaged in school-sponsored intramural activities or physical activity clubs in 2006
Target: 94.4 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: School Health Policies and Practices Study (SHPPS), CDC/NCHHSTP
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Baseline: 0.95 deaths per 100,000 population were caused by residential fires in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 0.86 deaths per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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Violence Prevention

IVP-29 Reduce homicides Leading Health Indicators

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Baseline: 6.1 homicides per 100,000 population occurred in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 5.5 homicides per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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IVP-30 Reduce firearm-related deaths Revised

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Baseline: 10.3 firearm-related deaths per 100,000 population occurred in 2007 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 9.3 deaths per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Vital Statistics System-Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
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Baseline: 20.7 nonfatal firearm-related injuries per 100,000 population occurred in 2007
Target: 18.6 injuries per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS), CPSC; Population Estimates, Census
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Baseline: 512.5 emergency department (ED) visits for nonfatal physical assault injuries per 100,000 population occurred in 2008 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 461.2 injuries per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Electronic Injury Surveillance System-All Injury Program (NEISS-AIP), CDC/NCIPC and CPSC; Population Estimates, Census
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IVP-33 Reduce physical assaults Revised

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Baseline: 21.3 physical assaults per 1,000 population aged 12 years and older occurred in 2008
Target: 19.2 physical assaults per 1,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), DOJ/BJS
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Baseline: 31.5 percent of students in grades 9 through 12 reported that they engaged in physical fighting in the previous 12 months in 2009
Target: 28.4 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS), CDC/NCHHSTP
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Baseline: 19.9 percent of students in grades 9 through 12 reported that they were bullied on school property in the previous 12 months in 2009
Target: 17.9 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS), CDC/NCHHSTP
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Baseline: 5.6 percent of students in grades 9 through 12 reported that they carried weapons on school property during the past 30 days in 2009
Target: 4.6 percent
Target-Setting Method: Projection/trend analysis
Data Source: Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS), CDC/NCHHSTP
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IVP-37 Reduce child maltreatment deaths Revised

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Baseline: 2.3 child maltreatment deaths per 100,000 children under age 18 years occurred in 2008
Target: 2.1 deaths per 100,000 children
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS), ACF
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 15-33b.
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Baseline: 9.4 victims of nonfatal child maltreatment per 1,000 children under age 18 years were reported in 2008
Target: 8.5 maltreatment victims per 1,000 children
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS), ACF
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IVP-39 (Developmental) Reduce violence by current or former intimate partners
IVP-40 (Developmental) Reduce sexual violence
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 15-35.
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Baseline: 124.9 emergency department visits for nonfatal intentional self-harm injuries per 100,000 population occurred in 2008 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 112.4 injuries per 100,000 population
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Electronic Injury Surveillance System-All Injury Program (NEISS-AIP), CDC/NCIPC and CPSC; Population Estimates, Census
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Baseline: 58.8 percent of children were exposed to any form of violence, crime, and abuse measured in 2008
Target: 52.9 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Source: National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV), DOJ/OJJDP
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