NEISS

AcronymDefinition
NEISSNational Electronic Injury Surveillance System (US CPSC)
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HSEES data differ from NEISS data, which focus on ED patients, and from SENSOR data, which are occupational.
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.
The commission collects injury data from a variety of sources, including a statistically representative sample of hospital emergency rooms (the NEISS system), consumer complaints, and news clippings.
CPSC staff, during the same time period, collected data on injuries, gathering information from its NEISS (4) files, and doing follow-up reports on injuries by using a telephone questionnaire.
NEISS (pronounced "nice") is the acronym for the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System.
The Centers for Disease Control site provides data about trauma estimates from NEISS classified by type of injury, i.
In the NEISS cases, most children had primarily poisoning-related injuries and had been exposed to the products through inhalation, ingestion, or eye or skin contact.
For example, the NEISS system [National Electronic Injury Surveillance System] is the hospital emergency room reporting system.
56 injuries reported on the NEISS for wheeled footwear (including Heelys and other brands) vs.
If the participating EDs in NEISS (the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System) were not found in geographic proximity to amusement parks, the CPSC would significantly underestimate reported injuries, Furthermore, the CPSC report did not distinguish reports of minor trauma, such as ankle sprains or simple lacerations, from major trauma, such as traumatic brain injury, in their statistics.