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Injuries are damage to the structure or function of the body from an external cause, such as an outside agent or force, which may be physical or chemical, and can occur either through accident or by intent.

Department of Health Data

See Deaths dataset.
Pennsylvania Violent Death Reporting System (PA-VDRS)
Data on all suicides, homicides, undetermined deaths, and accidental firearm deaths occurring in the state.
County Injury Profiles
One-page profiles tabulating injury hospitalizations for a specific county (counts and charges only, no rates).
Behavioral Health Risks of Pennsylvania Adults
Reports containing data from annual surveys of modifiable risks that affect people's health.
Death Statistics
A large volume of tables including statistics on a variety of death topics.
Healthy People
A report that tracks the progress of public health objectives in meeting their goals by the end of the decade.

External Data Sources

National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS)

NCIPC: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (CDC)

SafeKids Worldwide

HCUPnet: Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (AHRQ, HHS)