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Virginia Injury and Violence Data

In 2010, there were 3,750 deaths that resulted from intentional and unintentional injuries in the Commonwealth. Injuries are the leading cause of death for Virginians between the ages of 1 and 44. Injuries in Virginia also result in enormous health care costs. In 2010, there were 47,517 injury-related hospital discharges. Virginians spent a total of 240,553 days in a hospital and over 1.5 billion dollars were billed by hospitals because of injury.

VOIRS

VOIRS: Virginia Online Injury Reporting System. This online injury reporting system provides quick and easy access to basic injury data. This system will allow you to create customized injury data reports on various mechanisms (causes) and intents of injury by geographic and demographic variables.

Currently the VOIRS databases contain injury related hospitalizations and deaths for Virginia residents, from 1999 to 2010.

Injury Death Database

Injury Hospitalization Database

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Annual Injury in Virginia Reports

A Decade of Injury in Virginia: Injury Hospitalizations and Deaths 2000-2009

2009 2008 2007 2006

 


Injury Death and Hospitalization Maps

Click here to access maps of death and hospitalization rates by injury intent in cities and counties across Virginia.

Virginia Injury Reports

 

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

Additional Virginia Data Pages

 



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For additional research and data resources click here.


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Contact Us:

Prevention and Evaluation Injury Epidemiologist
Anne Zehner 804-864-7659

Information Line: 1-800-732-8333
Email: injury@vdh.virginia.gov

Phone: (804) 864-7732

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Last Updated: 02-27-2014

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