Safe States Alliance Injury Prevention Partner Member Publications
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The State Violent Death Reporting System Workgroup highlights the
similarities and differences in the numbers, characteristics, and
circumstances of deaths from violence reported in each of the 17
CDC-funded National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS) states.
Examples of the differences in the sources, quality, and completeness of
data in each state are also described within the report. The
considerable state-level heterogeneity demonstrated throughout
emphasizes the need to support all states to participate in and
contribute to the national database. In addition to their findings, the
Workgroup describes several major recommendations that should be
considered to provide a state perspective on the next steps needed to
realize a fully comprehensive national reporting system on deaths from
The prevention of injury and violence fits squarely within the mission of maternal and child health (MCH) programs. MCH services that already serve high-risk populations are uniquely placed to be effective conduits for injury and violence education and prevention. This publication explores how injury and violence prevention (IVP) activities can be integrated into MCH programs and services at both the state and local levels.