Charts of the Top 10 Causes of Death and Injury by Age Group for the U.S. UU. Injuries and violence are urgent public health problems at all stages of life. While older adults and children are more vulnerable to suffering an injury that requires medical attention, Americans of all ages are susceptible to injury and violence.
Data surveillance is a fundamental tool in injury prevention. Data surveillance systems are used to identify at-risk populations, predict patterns, and recognize risk factors.