Iowa Violent Death Reporting System Special Report on Suicide in Iowa, 2016

(2016) Iowa Violent Death Reporting System Special Report on Suicide in Iowa, 2016. Public Health, Department of (Health and Human Services, Department of)

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The Iowa Violent Death Reporting System (IAVDRS) is a CDC-funded statewide surveillance system that collects information on deaths that occur in Iowa resulting from homicide, suicide, unintentional firearm deaths, legal intervention and deaths of undetermined intent. IAVDRS is a multi-source data system from death certificates and medical examiner and law enforcement reports. The goal of this effort is to aid researchers, policymakers and community interest groups in the development of public health prevention strategies to reduce violent deaths. Iowa began collecting data in 2015 from the 7 most populous counties. This report is based on data from all 99 counties in Iowa. In 2016, there were 608 violent deaths that occurred in Iowa, of which 586 were residents of Iowa, and 450 of the violent deaths were classified as suicide. This report is a summary of Iowa resident suicide deaths.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: violent deaths, Disability, Injury & Violence Prevention
Subjects: Health and medicine
Law enforcement and courts > Victim assistance
Social issues and programs
ID Code: 43282
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 07 Mar 2023 16:22
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2023 16:22