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Title: Illinois Strategic Plan for Injury Prevention and Control: A Framework To Accomplish Healthy People 2000 Objectives, Parts I and II
Corporate Author: Illinois Dept of Public Health
United States of America
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 416
Sponsoring Agency: Illinois Dept of Public Health
Springfield, IL 62706
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Type: State Plan
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This plan analyzes the major public health problem of unintentional and intentional injuries and recommends actions focusing on prevention strategies for high-risk groups in Illinois, based on the objectives of Healthy People 2000.
Abstract: The report presents current data on the incidence and cost of injuries in the country and in Illinois, risk factors, prevention and intervention strategies, and recommendations on injury prevention and control initiatives. It notes that car crashes, homicides, domestic assault, suicides, falls, house fires, drownings, and poisonings are everyday events in Illinois. It notes that injuries are a major burden for the citizens of Illinois in terms of life lost, physical impairment, health care costs, and other costs. Figures, tables, and appended background and technical assistance information
Main Term(s): Victims of violent crime
Index Term(s): Domestic assault prevention; Illinois; Violence prevention
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