NEISS

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NEISSNational Electronic Injury Surveillance System (US CPSC)
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According to the NEISS, some 489,676 amateur football players made trips to the emergency room in 2010.
With NEISS data, weighted estimates less than 1200 cases are generally viewed as being statistically unreliable.
For example, steps CPSC could consider include improving the NEISS racial and ethnic classification system; working with NEISS hospitals to improve collection of data on patient race and ethnicity; and leveraging related data collection efforts, such as those sponsored by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, the National Center for Health Statistics, or the National Institutes of Health.
NEISS includes a probability sample of 91 hospitals selected from all hospitals with at least six beds and that provide 24-hour emergency service.
The survey instrument consisted of 78 specific safety hazards which were divided into categories based upon known hazards that NEISS has documented to cause injury (4).
With NEISS estimating approximately 4,900 pool chemical-associated injuries for 2012, increased awareness about these injuries and how they can be prevented is needed.
4) NEISS is the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System.
The battery source was identified in 17% of the NEISS cases and included toys, flashlights, remote controls, watches, hearing aids, and light-up jewelry.
This report describes the results of that analysis, which identified 584 cases of illness or injury associated with pool chemicals in the six SENSOR-Pesticides states and indicated an estimated national total of 28,071 cases (based on 688 NEISS cases) during that period.
NEISS currently includes 100 hospital EDs, which represent a stratified probability sample of all U.
of the almost 100 that were on the CPSC's NEISS (National Electronic Injury Surveillance System) data system for 1999.
paragraph]) NIOSH collects NEISS-Work data in collaboration with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), which operates the base NEISS hospital system for the collection of data on consumer product--related injuries.