Associations between risk behavior and injury and the protective roles of social environments: an analysis of 7235 Canadian school children.

@article{Pickett2006AssociationsBR,
  title={Associations between risk behavior and injury and the protective roles of social environments: an analysis of 7235 Canadian school children.},
  author={William Pickett and Suzanne M Dostaler and William Craig and Ian Janssen and Kelly Simpson and S Danielle Shelley and William F. Boyce},
  journal={Injury prevention : journal of the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention},
  year={2006},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={87-92}
}
OBJECTIVE The social etiology of adolescent injury remains poorly understood. The Population Health Framework suggests that the etiology of adolescent injury involves interactions between individual risk factors and the natures of adolescent environments. The purpose of this study was to apply this framework to examination of relationships between adolescent risk taking and injury, and the potential modifying effects of supportive home and school environments. METHODS The analysis was… CONTINUE READING

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