Increased Rates of Death from Unintentional Injury among Non-Hispanic White, American Indian/Alaska Native, and Non-Metropolitan Communities
Examines the rate of fatal and nonfatal injuries in non-metropolitan and metropolitan areas, and the association with race/ethnicity. Uses information from the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey public use datafile for 2018. Features statistics including estimated rate of nonfatal unintentional injuries among people seeking treatment at hospitals, deaths from unintentional injuries, and age-adjusted death rates for all causes of unintentional injury from 2014-2018, with breakdowns by metropolitan and non-metropolitan location.
Lindsey R. Hammerslag, Jeffery Talbert, Tyrone F. Borders
Rural and Underserved Health Research Center
American Indian or Alaska Native · Asian · Black or African American · Health disparities · Hispanic or Latino · Injuries · Mortality · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · White