Fast Fact – Nov. 4, 2022

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: November 4, 2022

In 2020, 65 Colorado children died from intentional or unintentional injuries, a rate of 6.7 injury deaths for every 100,000 children ages 1-14. These data include deaths from instances of homicide, suicide, and accidents. Among the counties with rates published in 2020, the highest rates of injury deaths among children were seen in Chaffee, Mesa, Pueblo and El Paso. To learn more about the rate of child injury deaths in Colorado over the years, please visit the KIDS COUNT Data Center. 

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The Colorado Children’s Campaign is a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy organization committed since 1985 to realizing every chance for every child in Colorado. We advocate for the development and implementation of data-driven public policies that improve child wellbeing in health, education and early childhood. We do this by providing Coloradans with trusted data and research on child wellbeing and organizing an extensive state-wide network of dedicated child advocates. For more information, please visit www.coloradokids.org.