Evaluation of a school-based peer leader bicycle helmet intervention.

@article{Hall2004EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of a school-based peer leader bicycle helmet intervention.},
  author={Margaret Hall and Donna Cross and Peter A Howat and Mark D. Stevenson and Th{\'e}r{\`e}se Shaw},
  journal={Injury control and safety promotion},
  year={2004},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={165-74}
}
OBJECTIVES Bicycle-related injury remains a major cause of death and injury hospitalization among Australian children. The study aimed to assess the effectiveness of a whole-school intervention to increase the correct wearing of bicycle helmets by primary school children. METHODS A randomized intervention trial was conducted in 27 Western Australian primary schools. A major component of the intervention was a peer-led classroom curriculum for 10-12 year old children. Helmet use by cyclists… CONTINUE READING

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