home
RSS
Accidental death rate for children falls
April 16th, 2012
02:10 PM ET

Accidental death rate for children falls

Every hour, one child dies from an unintentional injury in the United States.

It’s the leading cause of death for children and adolescents aged 1 to 19, and the fifth leading cause of death for newborns and infants less than a year old.

However, the death rate from unintentional injuries among children and adolescents from birth to age 19 plunged almost 30% from 2000-2009, according to a Vitals Signs report released Monday by the CDC.

The report also found that the rate of child injury deaths in the United States remains among the worst of all high-income countries. It is more than twice the rate of the United Kingdom, France, and Canada.

“As horrible as these numbers are, the facts are even more troubling and difficult to accept when you consider that most of these events are predictable and preventable,” said Ileana Arias, principal deputy director of the CDC.

Leading cause: Car crashes

While deaths from car crashes are down more than 40% during the last decade, they remain the leading cause of unintentional injury death for children.

Drivers and passengers alike should always utilize their seat belts and parents should install the appropriate safety seats and booster seats for their child’s age and weight. The CDC's National Action Plan also suggests using a safe-driving agreement or contract with teens.

On the rise: Poisoning deaths, suffocation

Poisoning deaths, it should be noted, are steadily on the rise among teenagers, largely due to prescription drug overdoses. The CDC recommends keeping medicines away from children and teens, as well as storing cleaning solutions and other toxic products in their original packaging and out of children’s reach.

Related: Keep kids away from the medicine cabinet

Deaths by suffocation are also on the rise, up by nearly a third during the past decade. The CDC urges parents to be sure cribs meet proper safety standards. Infants should sleep alone, on their backs, and on a firm surface. Also avoid loose bedding or soft toys in cribs.

According to the report, child injury death rates varied substantially from state to state, ranging from fewer than 5 deaths per 100,000 children in Massachusetts and New Jersey to more than 23 deaths per 100,000 children in South Dakota and Mississippi.

“This variation is important, because it demonstrates what is possible to accomplish,” said Arias. “For example, in 2009, more than 5,700 children’s lives would have been saved if the lowest state’s death rate had been achieved nationally.”

“We need empowered parents and caregivers who have the knowledge and skill to make the right choices for safety every time,” said Dr. Julie Gilchrist, Medical Epidemiologist, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention. “Some things to keep kids safe are not a one-time fix. They must be safe choices made every time.”


soundoff (436 Responses)
  1. Waldo Halfhill

    Nota: Este grupo comprende la reparación de todo tipo de maquinaria industrial, excepto la reparación de maquinaria expresamente clasificada en alguna de las divisiones de fabricación. Epígrafe 752.4.- Servicios de limpieza, desinfección y similares a cargo de personal ajeno al barco. Nota: Entre dichos locales se computarán las edificaciones destinadas a centros de control de tráfico aéreo, instalación de radar, torres de control de aeropuertos, equipos de producción de energía eléctrica necesarios para tal fin, centros de transmisión, y otras instalaciones de similar naturaleza. Epígrafe 7 9.1.- Servicios de telecomunicación con vehículos móviles, navíos aparatos de navegación aérea y entre éstos, entre sí.

    http://www.byya.co.uk/member.php?action=profile&uid=25817

    December 1, 2020 at 09:07 | Report abuse | Reply
  2. Recommended Reading electrician contractor

    Howdy! This is my first visit to your blog! We are a team of volunteers and starting a new initiative in a community in the same niche. Your blog provided us useful information to work on. You have done a wonderful job!

    https://BobJohnsonblog398.com/

    December 3, 2020 at 03:26 | Report abuse | Reply
  3. Full Article electrical repair

    I was recommended this website by my cousin. I am not sure whether this post is written by him as nobody else know such detailed about my difficulty. You are incredible! Thanks!

    https://BobJohnsonblog398.com/

    December 4, 2020 at 22:53 | Report abuse | Reply
  4. detectives privados antequera

    detectives privados san javier

    https://www.argadetectives.com/pozuelo-de-alarcon.html

    December 10, 2020 at 12:02 | Report abuse | Reply
  5. detectives privados coslada

    detectives privados san javier

    https://www.argadetectives.com/pinto.html

    December 12, 2020 at 01:41 | Report abuse | Reply
  6. bitcoin to paypal

    Transfer from bitcoin to paypal very fast and low cost.

    https://exchanger24.org/xchange_btc_to_ppusd/

    December 15, 2020 at 19:55 | Report abuse | Reply
  7. Rosendo Reville

    world is changing

    https://www.fmyykj.com

    December 18, 2020 at 05:35 | Report abuse | Reply
  8. Winston Delapp

    Nice post. I find out some thing more challenging on various blogs everyday. It will always be stimulating to study content from other writers and use something from their site. I’d want to use some with the content on my blog whether you do not mind. Natually I’ll provide you with a link on your internet blog. Appreciate your sharing.

    http://6dollarmillion.xyz

    December 20, 2020 at 14:51 | Report abuse | Reply
  9. earn passive income in autopilot

    Imagine getting hundreds of people flooding your inbox on autopilot, This is made thanks to traffic conveyed on autopilot over various “viral tiers”. 100 commissions of up to 900+ dollars DAILY. More details: https://bit.ly/2YfQFcC

    https://bit.ly/2YfQFcC

    December 26, 2020 at 14:24 | Report abuse | Reply
  10. Lenora Malikowski

    How do you create your own blogger header for your blogspot?

    https://twitter.com/katekdesigns

    December 29, 2020 at 15:46 | Report abuse | Reply
  11. vreyro linomit

    I like this post, enjoyed this one thankyou for posting.

    http://www.vreyrolinomit.com/

    January 3, 2021 at 10:46 | Report abuse | Reply
  12. akalavtajo

    http://mewkid.net/when-is-xuxlya2/ – 18 Amoxicillin No Prescription dcl.zdhk.thechart.blogs.cnn.com.gpe.ml http://mewkid.net/when-is-xuxlya2/

    January 3, 2021 at 14:40 | Report abuse | Reply
  13. edacakoje

    http://mewkid.net/when-is-xuxlya2/ – Buy Amoxicillin Amoxicillin ond.xzlt.thechart.blogs.cnn.com.jvz.qz http://mewkid.net/when-is-xuxlya2/

    January 3, 2021 at 15:00 | Report abuse | Reply
  14. Williemae Muninger

    If you would like to improve your experience simply keep visiting this site and be updated with the most up-to-date gossip posted here.

    http://bit.ly/3hFz4mB

    January 3, 2021 at 21:45 | Report abuse | Reply
  15. Jeannette Brunett

    Thanks so much the information. I love sucking dick btw hmu

    https://chrok1.blogspot.com/2021/01/5.html

    January 5, 2021 at 16:25 | Report abuse | Reply
  16. Anette Marroguin

    If you would like to improve your experience simply keep visiting this site and be updated with the most up-to-date gossip posted here.

    https://chrok1.blogspot.com

    January 7, 2021 at 20:45 | Report abuse | Reply
  17. Francisco Sobolik

    I want to start a blog that deals with moral issues. I want people to be able to see it, and also be easy to use and post..

    https://twitter.com/cybertechnews3

    January 7, 2021 at 21:07 | Report abuse | Reply
  18. Stephen Roderiques

    Awesome! I appreciate your blog post to this matter. It has been insightful. my blog: maple syrup

    http://yourmatrixcashmachine.com

    January 11, 2021 at 22:25 | Report abuse | Reply
  19. Loyd Kulback

    Interested in more information. How can I contact you?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=joW5CZzRD7A

    January 12, 2021 at 14:36 | Report abuse | Reply
  20. Ronnie Lipscomb

    I just couldn't go away your website before suggesting that I extremely enjoyed the standard info an individual provide in your visitors? Is gonna be back frequently to inspect new posts.

    https://www.electricpercolatorcoffeepot.com/10-top-coffee-bloggers/

    January 15, 2021 at 21:01 | Report abuse | Reply
  21. Jettie Partin

    Keep functioning ,impressive job!

    https://www.electricpercolatorcoffeepot.com/10-top-coffee-bloggers/

    January 17, 2021 at 21:40 | Report abuse | Reply
  22. Marguerite Persley

    Si está interesado en conocer más datos de la empresa DECOLETAJE DE PRECISION SA (EXTINGUIDA) puede acceder inmediatamente a este Informe ampliado de DECOLETAJE DE PRECISION SA (EXTINGUIDA) y consultar los resultados de sus 30 años de actividad, así como los balances y cuentas de resultados disponibles.

    http://wyposazenie-kuchni.forum-opinie24.pl/member.php?action=profile&uid=29694

    January 20, 2021 at 03:42 | Report abuse | Reply
  23. Edythe Saroukos

    https://www.electricpercolatorcoffeepot.com/10-top-coffee-bloggers/

    January 21, 2021 at 00:15 | Report abuse | Reply
  24. Astrid Cacciatore

    I do trust all of the ideas you have introduced for your post. They are very convincing and will certainly work. Nonetheless, the posts are very quick for novices. May just you please prolong them a bit from subsequent time? Thank you for the post.

    https://www.electricpercolatorcoffeepot.com/10-top-coffee-bloggers/

    January 21, 2021 at 03:27 | Report abuse | Reply
  25. Malcolm Wands

    Best Marketing Services – Cheapest on Market. SMM Supreme is the Top 5 Best Social Media Website in the World. Best Quality-Price Ratio on the market with 714,928 orders until now. – Facebook Fan Page Likes for $4.50/1000 – Instagram Followers for $0.78/1000 – Youtube Views: $1.62/1000 – Twitter followers: $2.10/1000 – Paypal Deposit – Bitcoin Deposit – Fast order processing – 1 Hour Delivery (Click on the link in the profile for more details)

    https://bit.ly/3iYGuRO

    January 22, 2021 at 21:15 | Report abuse | Reply
  26. zortilo nrel

    I truly enjoy studying on this web site, it has fantastic posts. "Never fight an inanimate object." by P. J. O'Rourke.

    http://www.zortilonrel.com/

    January 22, 2021 at 23:50 | Report abuse | Reply
  27. Kraig Muhlbach

    Mi experiencia con el SAT INDESIT fue una primera ocasión en la que en periodo de garantía el aparato dejó de funcionar, ni tan siquiera encendía el testigo de funcionamiento, y cuando vino el técnico, con gran vergüenza por mi parte, me mostró cómo se había desenchufado. El técnico SAT oficial me dijo que me tenia que cobrar el desplazamiento mas 1/2 hora que era lo mínimo, y lo dijo como con apuro, pero entiendo que tenia que hacerlo.

    https://purnima-valiathan.com/members/sharkplain0/activity/224103/

    January 24, 2021 at 13:43 | Report abuse | Reply
  28. Napoleon Pavlovich

    https://www.electricpercolatorcoffeepot.com/10-top-coffee-bloggers/

    January 24, 2021 at 15:15 | Report abuse | Reply
  29. Samira Whitesides

    Best Marketing Services – Cheapest on Market. SMM Supreme is the Top 5 Best Social Media Website in the World. Best Quality-Price Ratio on the market with 714,928 orders until now. – Facebook Fan Page Likes for $4.50/1000 – Instagram Followers for $0.78/1000 – Youtube Views: $1.62/1000 – Twitter followers: $2.10/1000 – Paypal Deposit – Bitcoin Deposit – Fast order processing – 1 Hour Delivery (Click on the link in the profile for more details)

    https://bit.ly/3iYGuRO

    January 26, 2021 at 17:13 | Report abuse | Reply
  30. Kirby Iodice

    Best Marketing Services – Cheapest on Market. SMM Supreme is the Top 5 Best Social Media Website in the World. Best Quality-Price Ratio on the market with 714,928 orders until now. – Facebook Fan Page Likes for $4.50/1000 – Instagram Followers for $0.78/1000 – Youtube Views: $1.62/1000 – Twitter followers: $2.10/1000 – Paypal Deposit – Bitcoin Deposit – Fast order processing – 1 Hour Delivery (Click on the link in the profile for more details)

    https://bit.ly/3iOPatX

    January 27, 2021 at 11:55 | Report abuse | Reply
  31. Lorilee Nases

    Best Marketing Services – Cheapest on Market. SMM Supreme is the Top 5 Best Social Media Website in the World. Best Quality-Price Ratio on the market with 714,928 orders until now. – Facebook Fan Page Likes for $4.50/1000 – Instagram Followers for $0.78/1000 – Youtube Views: $1.62/1000 – Twitter followers: $2.10/1000 – Paypal Deposit – Bitcoin Deposit – Fast order processing – 1 Hour Delivery (Click on the link in the profile for more details)

    https://bit.ly/3iVO2Vh

    January 27, 2021 at 12:32 | Report abuse | Reply
  32. Megan Milnes

    It's a pity you don't have a donate button! I'd most certainly donate to this excellent blog! I guess for now i'll settle for bookmarking and adding your RSS feed to my Google account. I look forward to brand new updates and will talk about this website with my Facebook group. Talk soon!

    https://extraproxies.com/buy-proxies/200-proxy-pack

    January 27, 2021 at 22:59 | Report abuse | Reply
  33. Rex Gasaway

    whoah this blog is excellent i love studying your articles. Keep up the good paintings! You already know, lots of persons are searching around for this information, you could help them greatly.

    https://www.electricpercolatorcoffeepot.com/10-top-coffee-bloggers/

    January 28, 2021 at 22:11 | Report abuse | Reply
  34. DFYPofitz Review

    Earn 500 a Day With Our Passive Income System Doing These 3 Steps – Step 1: Get our ready made niche websites, Step 2: Setup your Paypal account. Step 3: Run our Unlimited Traffic System from our Free 850 sources of traffic (Approximately 35000 views a day guaranteed). Then in few hours you will start receiving payments without do nothing! More info: https://warriorplus.com/o2/a/gp8vk/0

    https://bitly.com/2qChAkX

    January 30, 2021 at 21:25 | Report abuse | Reply
  35. Mickelluvi

    Finding somebody At An online dating sites expert services

    maybe you are novices at asiame review uniform dating or simply which you have used it recently but you weren't able in order to your favorite most wanted returns. herein i will talk about some methods you can apply which will enable you to get the results you want. The right off the bat you have to do is to find the appropriate going out with site accessible.

    you ought to know that all online dating services not really made the same, a precise escort organization should are incredible to find thousands folks. all the same, it will not work very to suit your needs, that you need to decide whether you wish to join an overall free dating online products or a distinct segment. the most common most online dating services are the ones we see publicized on the telly, these services are able to accommodate the the needs of everyone.

    specific niche seeing each other caters to people from any range. as an example you will discover items which serve the the needs of pet partners, choosing single pet addicts amongst eachother. and / or maybe christian american singles, coordinating single christians in unison.

    After you decide and this facility you are interested in join. should take the time through the sign up project to give you your craved consequences. mainly because they say there is a constant get their second chance to make a first belief. As you've got to make a good first picture to perform achievement. It will usually several minutes to you could make your description, unfortunately together it should be a reputable and well planned experience.

    you'll have to choose a user name, which is to be a direct reflect of you. Then you will have to create a headline types description. you should remember your likes and dislikes and what you would like in a person. you should employ dansko or sanita to come up with a catchy head line that may make towards your user profile, In keeping a positive way for you to say. Doing this will help to make a good first belief regarding your attainable seeing each other dating partners.

    within the next step you have got to describe stomach intimately goal your needs and wants and what makes you happy. you will be asked to go into detail types of woman / man you want, it is best place similar considerations you widely used once noted that you are. consequently it might correct to describe which type of marital life you are looking for.

    you should attempt to be considerably single while part of labeling, you honest and you will not agreement your family values. follow these tips and that you will the information at online online dating services.

    January 31, 2021 at 14:21 | Report abuse | Reply
  36. Damian Grieshop

    Servicio Técnico Bluesky Madrid, pionero en reparaciones de electrodomésticos Bluesky en Madrid, con mas 24 años reparando todo tipo de electrodomésticos Bluesky, ponemos a su disposición a nuestro personal técnico para resolverle cualquier tipo de incidencia que pueda presentar el aparato, el mismo de la su aviso, sin recargo a Bluesky uno en el precio.

    https://ai-db.science/wiki/Vitroceramicas_con_plancha_incorporada

    February 1, 2021 at 20:10 | Report abuse | Reply
  37. Malcolm Arballo

    Ademas de los mecanizados convencionales estamos especializados en mecanizados de piezas medianas y compleja, de fundicion, de acero, acero inoxidable, etc. En Reparaciones y Mecanizados Godiz SL disponemos de maquinaria y profesionales especializados para realizar todos los procesos de mecanizado y fabricación en nuestras propias instalaciones.

    http://www.mrleffsclass.com/forum/member.php?action=profile&uid=126711

    February 1, 2021 at 21:53 | Report abuse | Reply
  38. Twanna Depont

    Se solicita Técnico en Salud Ocupacional y Medio Ambiente (SISO), Con tarjeta profesional y disponibilidad de tiempo. Se requiere una persona para ventas de servicios a organizadores de eventos, con experiencia de 3 años mínimo. Se requiere mujer, técnico estudiante en administración de empresas contaduría preferiblemente que viva en Britalia(Kennedy), para trabajar medio tiempo.

    http://bbs.zengzhixin.com/bbs/home.php?mod=space&uid=153902

    February 1, 2021 at 23:38 | Report abuse | Reply
  39. Dovie Golla

    Para esta sección disponemos de tornos CNC de marcas reconocidas como Mori Seiki, Gildemeister y Nakamura, totalmente equipadas con cargador de barras, doble torreta motorizada, eje Y, eje C, doble cabezal, recogedor de piezas y extractor de virutas.

    https://motogpdb.racing/wiki/Precio_hora_electricista_a_domicilio_restaurantes

    February 2, 2021 at 01:23 | Report abuse | Reply
  40. Rachal Dickun

    En todas las reparaciones que efectuamos, utilizamos piezas originales de la marca de lavadora que reparamos, lo cual nos permite tener seguridad de que la reparacion se ha efectuado con la mejor calidad y nos permite dar al cliente la garantía de nuestro trabajo y del material que utilizamos en cada reparacion urgente de lavadora en Alcala de Henares.

    http://darkryder.com/forum/member.php?action=profile&uid=71886

    February 2, 2021 at 03:08 | Report abuse | Reply
  41. Cecila Farid

    Mepregal trabaja con un sistema de producción abierto, centrando sus esfuerzas en ofrecer un producto de alta calidad, sin olvidar en todo momento la satisfacción de cada uno de nuestros clientes. La empresa realiza trabajos de mecanizados que cubren una amplia gama, que van desde piezas de gramos hasta piezas de gran tonelaje.

    https://valetinowiki.racing/wiki/Electricista_autonomous_vehicles_definition

    February 2, 2021 at 04:56 | Report abuse | Reply
  42. Roman Guntrum

    La produccion de mecanizado de piezas de acero, acero inoxidable, aluminio fundido y bronce por cuenta de terceros. Si necesitas más información sobre nuestros servicios de mecanizado de metales de materiales blandos, no tienes más que rellenar el siguiente formulario y nos pondremos en contacto contigo con la mayor brevedad posible.

    http://www.line382.com/home.php?mod=space&uid=236181

    February 2, 2021 at 06:42 | Report abuse | Reply
  43. Zackary Pengra

    Hemos mantenido un nivel estándar de Cualificación para brindarle un mejor y más completo Servicio técnico sat a Nuestros Clientes en el hogar, comercio, negocios u oficina. Contamos con TécnicosCualificados a la altura estándar Europea y Experiencia a tales efectos, para brindarle una mejor Atención yAsistencia Técnica, así como la solución de cualquier problema Técnico. Ofrecemos Servicios de mantenimiento y reparación a empresas y particulares en el hogar y la industria.

    https://sciencewiki.science/wiki/Eficiencia_energetica_en_calderas_de_gas_roca

    February 2, 2021 at 10:11 | Report abuse | Reply
  44. Georgette Splonskowski

    En nuestro afán por ofrecer un servicio de la más alta calidad, contamos con tornos de control numérico, que nos permiten hacer realidad cualquier pieza que desee, con el diseño, materiales y medidas que prefiera. Todas las máquinas CNC comparten una característica en común: tienen dos más direcciones programables de movimiento llamadas ejes.

    https://polistuds.com/members/denpaint7/activity/136827/

    February 2, 2021 at 13:38 | Report abuse | Reply
  45. Wendell Hatherly

    Cuantos más ejes trabaje una máquina, habrá más movimiento y precisión de corte. En Silor fabricamos Carros, Cepos y todo tipo de accesorios relacionados con la grua y retirada de vehículos, siendo los materiales empleados en su fabricación de la más alta calidad.

    https://mozillabd.science/wiki/Reparacion_lavadoras_collado_villalba_codigo

    February 2, 2021 at 19:09 | Report abuse | Reply
  46. Sebastian Alshouse

    Informamos que no somos un servicio oficial de Bosch, somos un servicio técnico que está especializado en la marca, capacitado para reparar y realizar labores de mantenimiento y reparaciones. Todos los Indego pueden subir pendientes de hasta 20 grados (35 ), por lo que son capaces de funcionar en la mayoría de los jardines. El Indego se suministra con 150 m 200 m de cable perimetral (en función del modelo).

    http://olm.nicht-wahr.de/mybb/member.php?action=profile&uid=1399234

    February 3, 2021 at 00:24 | Report abuse | Reply
  47. Denis Dople

    Utilizamos aparatos de control de última tecnología en todas nuestras piezas siguiendo un riguroso control de calidad antes de ser expedidas. Las clases de nivel intermedio se enfocan en la configuración del torno paralelo y de la fresadora e instruyen cómo llevar a cabo una variedad de operaciones de corte en piezas de muestra.

    http://bbs.comfast.cn/home.php?mod=space&uid=285420

    February 3, 2021 at 12:08 | Report abuse | Reply
  48. Kurtis Galas

    Si necesitas reparar tu Huawei, puedes localizar tu servicio técnico más cercano gracias al buscador disponible en la web del fabricante. Introduciendo tu provincia te aparecerán todos los sitios a los que puedes llevar tu terminal a reparar. En su web encontramos información sobre todos los productos y servicios que comercializan con las categorías de Productos y Soluciones, Información Corporativa, Noticias y Novedades. Siemens cuenta también con un servicio técnico online para sus electrodomésticos por medio de un chat de ayuda, donde un técnico nos dará soporte sobre el problema que tengamos, también podemos descargarnos los manuales de instrucciones del apartado habilitado para ello.

    http://coinwatchers.com/members/slopeplain3/activity/259607/

    February 3, 2021 at 13:49 | Report abuse | Reply
  49. Irwin Talerico

    La reducción en tiempos de producción en los procesos de fabricación por arranque de viruta , y la incorporación de controles numéricos, ha favorecido los rendimientos económicos de la empresa de mecanizado CNC en Valencia. En nuestro taller de mecanizado mediante el CNC, las máquinas se convierten en dispositivos automáticos, capaces de fabricar componentes industriales sin ayuda directa de los humanos.

    https://www.mississaugachinese.ca/home.php?mod=space&uid=728292

    February 3, 2021 at 14:34 | Report abuse | Reply
  50. Andres Igoe

    Una carta a Zapatero a ver si le compra una flota de Seats para sus asesores será más fructuoso que sugerir en una página de Citroen C que compren un Exeo. Y hay un aspecto importante que no he leido en otros comentarios: el trato personal que dispensan en los talleres de la red Citroën no tiene parangón: cuando hay revisiones me llevan y me traen a buscar el coche, las revisiones las hacen en el dia, etc. No puedo estar más satisfecho de los concesionarios, al menos de los que he visitado.

    http://www.hnlxtax.com/bbs/home.php?mod=space&uid=640142

    February 3, 2021 at 20:56 | Report abuse | Reply
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Leave a Reply to como fijar un tweet


 

CNN welcomes a lively and courteous discussion as long as you follow the Rules of Conduct set forth in our Terms of Service. Comments are not pre-screened before they post. You agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Service.

Advertisement
About this blog

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the latest stories from CNN Chief Medical Correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Senior Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen and the CNN Medical Unit producers. They'll share news and views on health and medical trends - info that will help you take better care of yourself and the people you love.