Injury and Violence Prevention - NACCHO
Intimate Partner Violence Nearly 30 percent of women and 10 percent of men experience some form of intimate partner violence in their lifetime — physical violence, sexual violence, stalking and psychological aggression. Awareness and education about common risk factors can help to address rising concerns.
Child Maltreatment In , roughly , cases of neglect and abuse were reported to child protective services. Statistics show more than 25 percent of children are victims of neglect in their first year of life. Additional research looked at these adverse childhood experiences and to develop preventive strategies to enhance awareness and education.click
Violence/Intentional Injury Facts
The CDC has gathered a number of best practices that can be used for reporting and addressing child maltreatment. It is the third leading cause of death among adolescents and young adults.
Factors linked to youth violence — drug and alcohol use, poor grades in school, poverty in the community and a lack of safety in the social and physical environments CDC, Feedback Did you find what you were looking for on this webpage? Do you have anything else to tell us?
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