What does this indicator measure?

Traffic injury mortality is represented by the number of motor vehicle-related deaths per 100,000 people and is age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. population. It includes ICD-10 codes: V02-V04, V09.0, V09.2, V12-V14,V19.0-V19.2, V19.4-V19.6, V20-V79, V80.3-V80.5, V81.0-V81.1, V82.0-V82.1, V83-V86, V87.0-V87.8, V88.0-V88.8, V89.0, V89.2.

Why is this indicator important?

Traffic injury deaths have declined in recent years; however, they still remain a leading cause of injury death in the United States and Indiana.

About the data

Community: Newton County

Reference: Indiana

Goal: Healthy People 2020

Measurement Period: 2015

Category: Injury Prevention & Safety

Community Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Reference Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Promising Practices: Prevention & Safety

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