State By State Advocacy


Kentucky began participating in the National Violent Death Reporting System in 2005.

University of Kentucky – Injury Prevention Research Center

Kentucky NVDRS Factsheet updated

Press release for April 2008 CDC NVDRS data report-Kentucky


BMC Public Health (2012): Does place of residence affect risk of suicide? a spatial epidemiologic investigation in Kentucky from 1999 to 2008

Suicidology Online (August 2012): An Ecological Approach to Preventing Suicide Using the National Violent Death Reporting System and County Level Health Status Data

November/December 2009: Divergence in Contributing Factors for Suicide Among Men and Women in Kentucky: Recommendations to Raise Public Awareness



Who is Participating?

NVDRS-funded states
NVDRS-approved, but not funded
States without NVDRS coverage