Healthy People 2010 - With Annotations
Injury and Violence Prevention
Lead Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Reduce injuries, disabilities, and deaths due to unintentional injuries and violence.
15-16. Reduce pedestrian deaths on public roads.
Target: 1 pedestrian death per 100,000 population.
Baseline: 2 pedestrian deaths per 100,000 population occurred on public roads in 1997.
Target setting method: 50 percent improvement. (Better than the best will be used when data are available.)
Data source: Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS), DOT, NHTSA.
|Total Population, 1997
||Pedestrian Deaths on Public Roads
Rate per 100,000
|Persons aged 70 years and older
Data for other population groups currently are not collected.
Rev. 20-Aug-2001 at 07:31 hours.