CH-0001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Indirect Costs, Gun Violence, Social Disorganization Theory

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Injuries are among the main causes of death for the u. s. population. In 2010, 147,000 americans died as a result of injuries. Injuries are the single greatest killer of americans between the ages of one and forty-four. Injuries a(cid:272)(cid:272)ount for : eight percent of all hospital discharges, thirty-seven percent of all emergency department visits, thirty-five percent of all ems transports. International statistical classification of diseases and related health problems (icd), a medical classification list by the world health organization (who). Injuries are by accident, violence is purposeful: who on violence. Introduction to community health: how is gun violence part of our everyday lives, culture of guns, counter point- assigned reading- the phony (cid:858)pu(cid:271)li(cid:272)-health crisis(cid:859) of gun. Indirect costs= billion: direct = health care and jurisprudence. Indirect= societal loss due to morbidity and mortality: gun violence is more common in the us than in other western countries.

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