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Injuries include unintentional injuries (such as those caused by motor vehicle crashes and fires) and intentional injuries (violence and suicide).
This information is from the CDC Healthy Youth! Injury and Violence Website.5
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5. Healthy Youth: Injury and Violence [Internet]. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; [updated May 10, 2010]. Available: http://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/injury/facts.htm. Accessed: May 24, 2011.