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Oregon Injury Fact Sheets
fact sheets (link is pdf document)
  • Homicide - Suicide Fact Sheet 2012 (pdf)
    A homicide-suicide is one or more homicides with the subsequent suicide of the perpetrator.
    • Includes: basic definitions, data and analysis with details about: victims, perpetrators, place, relationships, mechanism of death and circumstances
    • Data Tables: Table 1. Demographics of victims and perpetrators, Table 2. Relationship characteristics among homicide-suicide events
    • Includes tips for prevention and additional who-to-call resources
  • Homicide in Oregon Related to Intimate Partner Violence Fact Sheet 2012 (pdf)
    Intimate partner violence (IPV) is actual or threatened physical aggression, sexual assault, and psychological/emotional abuse directed toward a spouse, ex- spouse, current or former boyfriend or girlfriend, or former dates.
    • Includes: basic definitions, data and analysis with details about: demographics of victims and perpetrators
    • Data Tables: Table 1. Demographics of victims, table 2. Relationship of victim and suspect among IPV-related homicides by sex
  • Pseudoephedrine Rx in Oregon Fact Sheet (pdf)
    In 2006, Oregon became the first state to make pseudoephedrine a Schedule III controlled substance. This requires individuals to obtain a doctor's prescription to purchase cold and allergy medication.
    • Incudes: basic definitions, data from the Oregon Prescription Drug Monitoring Program and information about flu activity in Oregon.
  • Oregon Prescription Drug Monitoring Fact Sheet (pdf)
    In 2009, legislation was passed that established the Oregon Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) - a Web-based data system that contains information on controlled prescription medications dispensed by Oregon-licensed retail pharmacies.
    • Includes: information on the medications collected, how the system works, the purpose of the system, who can access information, and basic operation facts.
    • Data Table: Top 12 Prescriptions
  • Child Maltreatment Fact Sheet 2012 (pdf)
    Child maltreatment (CM) is any act or series of acts of commission or omission by a parent or other caregiver that results in harm, potential for harm, or threat of harm to a child from birth through 17 years of age.
    • Includes: information: basic definitions, data and analysis
    • Data Tables : 1. Number of victims by age, Oregon, table 2. Incidents of Child abuse/neglect
  • Firearm Fatality Fact Sheet 2012 (pdf)  Firearm fatalities occur due to suicide, homicide, legal intervention, unintentional shootings, and undetermined intent shootings.
    • Includes: basic definitions, data and analysis
    • Data Tables: 1. Firearm fatalities by sex and age group, Oregon, 2006-2010,  table 2. Firearm suicides by sex and age group, Oregon, 2006-2010, table 3. Firearm homicides by sex and age group, Oregon, 2006-2010, table 4. Firearm fatalities by Intent, Oregon, 2006-2010
  • Traumatic Brain Injury Fact Sheet 2012 (pdf)  Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a serious public health problem in the United States. A TBI is caused by a bump, blow, jolt, or penetration to the head that disrupts the normal function of the brain.
    • Includes: basic definitions, data and analysis
    • Data Table: All-ages Deaths, Emergency Department Visits, and Hospitalizations.
  • Falls Among Older Adults in Oregon Fact Sheet 2012 (pdf)
    Falls are a leading cause of injury death and disability among adults aged 65+.
    • Includes: basic definitions, data and analysis
    • Data Table: 1. Fall Mortality Rate among Older Adults, by Sex and Age Groups, Oregon, 2010 table 2. Fall Hospitalization Rate among Older Adults, by Sex and Age Group, Oregon, 2010
  • Elder Maltreatment in Oregon Fact Sheet (pdf)
    Elder maltreatment is any act or series of acts of commission or omission by a caregiver or other trusted individual that results in harm, potential for harm, or threat of harm to an elder adult age 65 and older.
    • Includes: basic definitions, data and analysis
    • Data Table: Type of maltreatment among elder adults and adults with physical disabilities by setting, Oregon, 2010
  • Prescription Overdose in Oregon Fact Sheet 2013 (pdf)
    Unintentional prescription overdose death and hospitalization rates in Oregon have increased by more than five times from 2000 to 2011.
    • Includes: description of the issue, death and hospitalization data, who is at risk, what we know about the problem, self-reported survey data, and what can be done to prevent overdoses
    • Data Tables: Table 1. Unintentional prescription drug-related deaths by year, Table 2. Unintentional prescription drug-related hospitalizations by year and drug type, Table 3. Five-year average unintentional drug-related death rate by age group 2007-2011, and Table 4. Five-year average unintentional drug-related hospitalization rate by age group and drug type 2007-2011