American National Standards Institute, 218

American Pediatric Surgical Association, 142

American Public Health Association, 31, 179, 194

American School Health Association, 179

American Society for Criminology, 130

American Trauma Society, 21

Anatomic Profile, 153

Antilock brakes, 123

Apoptosis, 99

ASCOT, 154

Assaultive injuries, 24, 29, 86, 88, 89

prevention, 8, 91, 92, 94, 132, 238

research, 89-90, 129

Auto insurance, 91, 163

Aviation safety, 95-96


Baby Safety Showers, 214

Basic Injury Program Development, 189

Behavioral adaptation to safety improvements, 100-101, 122, 215

Behavioral interventions, 32-33

incentives and deterrence, 91-92, 95

self-protection, 92

targeting high-risk groups, 92, 128, 133

Behavioral research, 6, 91, 99-101, 119-120, 128, 130, 208

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 67

Biases in data, 48

Bicycle helmets, 84-85, 87, 92, 102, 122, 189, 190, 198, 215, 241, 242

Biofidelic models, 98

Biological sciences, research in, 99, 128, 130

Biomechanics, 20, 32

interventions, 96, 179, 208

research, 6, 96-98, 99, 106, 119, 129, 130, 208, 211, 244, 245, 247 -248

Biomedical engineering, 185

Blood alcohol level (BAL) laws, 35, 36, 103, 209

Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, 127

Brain and spinal cord injury, 96-97, 99, 119, 122, 151, 155, 157, 158, 184, 187, 189, 228, 231, 241, 243, 245

Brain Injury Association (BIA), 184, 199

Buckle Up America!, 209

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, 126, 127, 207

Project LEAD, 125

Bureau of Justice Statistics, 207

Bureau of Labor Statistics, 66, 207, 221, 222

Bureau of Mines, 223

Bureau of the Census, 69


California, injury prevention plan, 187-188

California Wellness Foundation, 184

Canada

motor vehicle safety, 123

trauma care, 142, 151

Carbon monoxide in cooking gas, 26, 87-88

Carnegie Corporation of New York, 232

Case-control studies, 6, 102, 103

Case-crossover studies, 102-103

Case mix, 152-154

Case studies

defined, 103

firearm injuries, 124-135

misuse of, 103

motor vehicle injuries, 115-124

Cause of injury

behavioral research, 101

biomechanics research, 96

E codes, 63-64, 65

economic costs by, 54

mortality rates by, 42-43, 47, 54, 132

patterns of injury by, 52

phases, 22, 29, 30

years of potential life lost by, 53, 54

Census of Agriculture, 69

Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, 53, 66, 72, 221

Center on Children and the Law, 75

Center to Prevent Handgun Violence, 197 n.3

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 19, 103, 189 n.2, 223, 240

conferences, 31

injury control research centers, 2, 20, 24, 31, 227, 249

injury focus, 206, 239

leadership role, 12, 251, 261

surveillance systems, 67, 73, 125, 147

trauma care funding, 160

violence prevention, 236

Child protective services, 182

Child safety, 21

biomechanical research, 97, 98

child-resistant packaging, 84, 101, 215

cigarette lighter standards, 93, 215

evaluation of programs, 198

gun safe-storage laws, 127, 132

home visits for first-time mothers, 26, 84, 90, 92

playground safety, 85, 232, 241

seat restraints in motor vehicles, 91-92, 95, 119, 120, 179, 190

state and local initiatives, 182, 185, 191, 192, 193

surveillance systems, 68, 75

Children.

See also Age

agricultural injuries, 227

arrests for weapons offenses, 133



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