Exposure to traffic among urban children injured as pedestrians.

  title={Exposure to traffic among urban children injured as pedestrians.},
  author={Jill C Posner and Er-yuan Liao and Flaura K. Winston and Avital Cnaan and Kathy N. Shaw and Dennis R. Durbin},
  journal={Injury prevention : journal of the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention},
  volume={8 3},
OBJECTIVES To explore the immediate pre-crash activities and the routine traffic exposure (street crossing and play) in a sample of urban children struck by automobiles. In particular, the traffic exposure of children who were struck while playing was compared with that of those struck while crossing streets. DESIGN Cross sectional survey. SETTING Urban pediatric emergency department. PATIENTS A total of 139 children ages 4-15 years evaluated for acute injuries resulting from pedestrian… CONTINUE READING

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