February 15, 2019
From 2015 to 2017, death rates for motor vehicle traffic injury increased for persons aged 15 years or older.
For infants and children younger than 15 years there was no statistically significant change from 2015 to 2017, and this group had the lowest death rate (2.0 deaths per 100,000) in 2017.
The highest death rate in 2017 was for persons aged 75 years or older (19.1), followed by a 15.3 death rate for persons aged 15–34 years, and 12.8 for persons aged 35–54 and 55–74 years.
Source: National Vital Statistics System. Underlying cause of death data, 1999–2017.
February 8, 2019
During 2015–2017, 2.8% of persons of all ages had a medically attended injury in the past 3 months, and this varied by age.
The percentage who had a medically attended injury increased from 1.8% among those aged less than 10 years to 3.2% among those aged 10–19 years, declined to 2.5% among those aged 20–44 years, and then increased to 3.0% among those aged 45–64 years and to 3.7% among those aged 65 years or older.
Source: National Health Interview Survey, 2015–2017. https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhis.htm.