Motor Vehicle Collisions Death Rate
Shows the death rate per 100,000 population due to motor vehicle crashes. Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death a in the U.S (CDC). More than 2.5 million drivers and passengers were treated in emergency departments as the result of being injured in motor vehicle crashes in 2012. The economic impact is also notable: in a one-year period, the cost of medical care and productivity losses associated with injuries from motor vehicle crashes exceeded $80 billion.
Measurement Period: 2012
HP 2020 Target:Healthy People 2020 target: Reduce the motor vehicle crash-related death rate to 12.4 deaths per 100,000 population.
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Peers included in this indicator:
- Peer counties are those counties similar in population composition and selected demographics.
Of the peer counties, only the ones that have data for the same indicator/time frame have been included.
This county has 38 peer counties
Peer counties (counties and county-like geographic areas) in stratum number 3
were stratified on the basis of the following factors: Frontier Status, Population Size, Poverty
All Peer Counties for Summit
San Francisco, CA;
San Joaquin, CA;
District of Columbia, DC;
Baltimore city, MD;
El Paso, TX;