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Injury Prevention Practices Among New Jersey Adults: 1991-1995


Physical injury is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality throughout the United States. In New Jersey, injury (i.e., intentional and unintentional injuries combined) is currently the fourth leading cause of death and a leading cause of premature death in particular, contributing about 20% of the total years of potential life lost (YPLL) before age 65. Topics in this report include the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System(BRFSS), Behavioral Risk Factor Survey, bicycle helmet use in children, drinking and driving, firearm safety, firearms, gun safety, guns, injuries and injury prevention, seat belt use, and smoke detectors.

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