Farm work is dangerous for teens: agricultural hazards and injuries among North Carolina teens.

@article{Schulman1997FarmWI,
  title={Farm work is dangerous for teens: agricultural hazards and injuries among North Carolina teens.},
  author={Michael D Schulman and C T Evensen and Carol W. Runyan and Linda R. Cohen and Kathleen A Dunn},
  journal={The Journal of rural health : official journal of the American Rural Health Association and the National Rural Health Care Association},
  year={1997},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={295-305}
}
Children who work in agriculture suffer more than 23,000 injuries and 300 fatalities on American farms every year. Using survey data collected from a random sample of working teens (ages 14 to 17) in North Carolina, the authors analyze the farm-based hazard exposure and injury experiences of teens who work on farms. The group of farmworking teens (N = 141) is 72 percent male, has a mean age of 16.6 years, and is, on average, in the 10th grade. The data show that teens working on farms in North… CONTINUE READING

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