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Preventing Injuries in Indiana: A Resource Guide

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) Division of Trauma and Injury is pleased to provide the first edition of this comprehensive Resource Guide on injuries affecting Hoosiers. By accessing, analyzing and compiling data and evidence-based resources from a wide variety of sources, the Resource Guide describes some of the issues related to injury and the strategies to address the immense toll that injuries take on the lives of Indiana residents. Injuries are a major public health problem and require resources and programming to reduce this toll. This Resource Guide aims to inform injury prevention interventions.

2015 Preventing Injuries in Indiana: A Resource Guide: Updated 12/15/2015

Injury Topics:

 Trauma & Trauma System  Older Adult Falls
 Alcohol & Injury  Child Maltreatment
 Prescription Drug Overdose  Sexual Violence
 Infant Safe Sleep  Distracted Driving
 Traumatic Brain Injury  Suicide Prevention

Appendices:

 A: Glossary of Injury & Violence Terms & Acronyms  D: State, Regional & National Injury Prevention Organizations
 B: ISDH Vital Statistics and Hospital Discharge Data  E: Indiana Injury Prevention Reports & Information
 C: Resources to Find Evidence-Based Programs

Preventing Injuries in Indiana: Injury Prevention Resource Guide App

The Preventing Injuries in Indiana: Injury Prevention Resource Guide* is available for Android and IOS (Apple) systems.  The app features buttons for 10 common sources of injury, such as distracted driving, sexual assault, prescription overdoses and falls among older adults. Each category includes a description of the scope of the problem in Indiana and the United States, discusses how the problem is being addressed and includes links to resources.



Users can search for specific items and download pdf versions of material included in the app, or they can share data from the app through email and social media. The app includes an email address for the health department’s Division of Trauma and Injury Prevention, which will be updating and expanding the app in the coming months.  

Apple store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/preventing-injuries-in-indiana/id1037435460?mt=8

Android store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=doh.in.gov.indianaprevention&hl=en

Traumatic Injury Reports By District

 District 1  District 2  District 3  District 4   District 5
 District 6  District 7  District 8  District 9   District 10

Injury in Indiana

2014 Injuries in Indiana Report - A Report on Injury-Related Fatalities, Hospitalizations, and Emergency Department Visits for the years of 2007 through 2010

2009 Injuries in Indiana Report - A Report on Injury-Related Fatalities and Injuries Resulting in Hospitalization for the years of 2003 through 2006

2005 Injuries in Indiana Report - A Report on Injury-Related Fatalities and Injuries Resulting in Hospitalization for the years of 1999 through 2002

Special Emphasis Reports

Child Injury:

Traumatic Brain Injury:

Drug Overdose Deaths:

Suicide

Data Report on Youth & Young Adult Self-inflicted Injury & Suicide 2013

2006-2011 Indiana Suicide Report

2012 Indiana State Suicide Prevention Plan

2001-2005 Indiana Suicide Report

1999-2001 Indiana Suicide Report

Fireworks-Related Injury

 2015 Fireworks Injury Report  2011 Fireworks Injury Report  2007 Fireworks Injury Report
 2014 Fireworks Injury Report  2010 Fireworks Injury Report  2006 Fireworks Injury Report
 2013 Fireworks Injury Report  2009 Fireworks Injury Report  2003-2004 Fireworks Injury Report
 2012 Fireworks Injury Report  2008 Fireworks Injury Report
Motor Vehicle Collision

Adolescent Motor Vehicle Crashes 2007

Motor Vehicle Crashes 2003-2005

Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury

Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Deaths - MPH Student Report

Data Report on Traumatic Brain Injury 2007

Data Report on Spinal Cord Injury 2007

Burn

Burn Fact Sheet 2009

Presentations:

Indiana Emergency Response Conference, 2014: Falls

Indiana Emergency Response Conference, 2014: Distracted Driving

2014 Public Health Week Conference: Motor Vehicle Collisions

Indiana Rural Health Association, 2009

Indiana ENA Symposium, 2009

Contact Information:

Jessica Skiba
Injury Prevention Epidemiologist, Trauma and Injury Prevention Division
jskiba@isdh.in.gov
317-233-7716

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