Table 1

Child Safety Learning Collaborative (CSLC) cohort 1 child safety topics and population

Child safety topicsPopulation dataCSLC data
Population of InterestFatality rate per 100 000 Population of prevalence percentageNo of states/jurisdictions working on child safety topics*Example of evidence based/evidence informed programmesExample of spread strategies (ie, dissemination practices across a whole system
Motor Vehicle Traffic Safety†0–19 years4.3 per 100 0006Teens in the Driver Seat36
  • Spread child passenger safety education to parents/caregivers

  • Spread teen driver safety education

Unintentional Poisoning Prevention†0–19 years0.9 per 100 0003Poison Control Centre Services37
  • Spread education about poison control centres

  • Spread drug misuse prevention programmes for adolescents

Suicide and Self-Harm Prevention†10–19 years7.0 per 100 0007Sources of Strength38
  • Spread gatekeeper training

  • Spread multi-component suicide prevention programmes

Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Prevention<1 year102.4 per 100 0007Safe to Sleep Campaign39
  • Spread safe sleep training to healthcare providers

  • Spread training to first responders in infant safe sleep

Bullying‡High school students19.50%3Second Step Program40
  • Spread bullying prevention programmes in schools

  • Spread bullying prevention programmes to parents

  • *States/jurisdictions could participate in more than one child safety topic.

  • †Fatality data are based on the average 2017–2019 data from the National Centre for Health Statistics, Multiple Cause of Death data.

  • ‡Bullying victimisation in not captured in fatality data; prevalence is based on the 2019 National Youth Risk Behaviour Surveillance System.