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Violence is a significant problem in the United States.  From infants to the elderly, it affects people in all stages of life.  In 2006, 18,573 people died as a result of homicide and 33,300 took their own life.  Look at the news report tonight and the chances are the reporters will have at least one case of example in your own state.  The number of violent deaths tells only part of the story.  Many more survive violence and are left with permanent physical and emotional scars.  Violence also erodes communities by reducing productivity, decreasing property values, and disrupting social services.  The Division of Violence Prevention's (DVP) was established in 1992 by the CDC with the mission to prevent injuries and deaths caused by violence.  The DVP is committed to stopping violence before it begins

Violence and Violence Prevention

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