Injuries in children of adolescent mothers: home safety education associated with decreased injury risk.

@article{Jordan1993InjuriesIC,
  title={Injuries in children of adolescent mothers: home safety education associated with decreased injury risk.},
  author={E. Jordan and Anne K. Duggan and Janet B. Hardy},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1993},
  volume={91 2},
  pages={481-7}
}
The purpose of this study was to describe the epidemiology of injuries in children of adolescent mothers (< 18 years old at delivery), in Baltimore, MD, and to explore the relationship between maternal receipt of home safety information and child injury. A random sample of 363 adolescent mothers and their children were followed longitudinally by home interview at 3 and 15 months postpartum. Receipt of home safety information and information source were assessed at the 3-month interview… CONTINUE READING

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