Measure Status: Active
Evidence Level: Expert Opinion. Aligns with Partnerships to Scale Evidence-based Programs and Practices. Find other NPM 7 provider-level strategies in MCHbest.
Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 1: Measuring quantity of effort (counts and "yes/no" activities)
Service Type: Enabling services level of pyramid
Essential Public Health Services: 3. Inform and educate the public
Service Recipient: Activities related to systems-building
Goal: Reduce non-fatal injury related hospitalizations for children ages 0 through 9 and adolescents ages 10 through 19.
Numerator: Number of maternity centers disseminated Virginia's injury prevention curriculum.
Significance: This ESM was identified through the Title V needs assessment, Virginia's Well-being Plan, and Healthy People 2020 (IVP 1.2). Research from a variety of external sources indicates that the impact of childhood injuries can be reduced with effective primary prevention strategies.
Data Sources and Data Issues: Virginia Department of Health, Office of Family Health Services, Division of Prevention and Health Promotion; Injury and Violence Prevention Program, piloting evaluation tool in REDCap to track information from maternity centers
Unit Type: Count, Unit Number: 100