Iowa Violent Death Reporting System Special Report on Suicide in Iowa, 2018

(2018) Iowa Violent Death Reporting System Special Report on Suicide in Iowa, 2018. Public Health, Department of (Health and Human Services, Department of)

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he Iowa Violent Death Reporting System (IAVDRS) is a CDC-funded statewide surveillance system that collects information on deaths in Iowa resulting from homicide, suicide, unintentional firearm deaths, legal intervention, and deaths from undetermined intent. IAVDRS is a multi-source data system from death certificates, medical examiner and law enforcement reports. This effort aims 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, with statewide coverage achieved in 2016. In 2018, there were 615 total violent deaths involving Iowa residents. Four hundred eighty-three deaths were classified as suicide. This report is a summary of suicide deaths of Iowa residents occurring in 2018.

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: 43291
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 07 Mar 2023 17:08
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2023 17:08