Are child pedestrians at increased risk of injury on one-way compared to two-way streets?

  title={Are child pedestrians at increased risk of injury on one-way compared to two-way streets?},
  author={Ashley D Wazana and Vicki L Rynard and Parminder Raina and P. Krueger and Larry W Chambers},
  journal={Canadian journal of public health = Revue canadienne de sante publique},
  volume={91 3},
OBJECTIVES To compare child pedestrian injury rates on one-way versus two-way streets in Hamilton, and examine whether the characteristics of child pedestrian injuries differ across street types. METHODS The rates of injury per child population, per kilometre, per year were calculated by age, sex and socio-economic status (SES). Child, environment and driver characteristics were investigated by street type. RESULTS The injury rate was 2.5 times higher on one-way streets than on two-way… CONTINUE READING

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