Parents' perceptions, attitudes and behaviours towards child safety: a study in 14 European countries.

@article{Vincenten2005ParentsPA,
  title={Parents' perceptions, attitudes and behaviours towards child safety: a study in 14 European countries.},
  author={Joanne A Vincenten and Mathilde J Sector and W H J Rogmans and L. M. Bouter},
  journal={International journal of injury control and safety promotion},
  year={2005},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={183-9}
}
Injury is the leading cause of death for children 0- 19 years of age in Europe, accounting for 3.1 deaths per 10 000 children per year. The youngest children of the ages 0-4 years require the most protection in this age group, with 2.5 injury-related deaths per 10 000 children in Europe annually. As parents are the primary caregivers of children, it is necessary to learn more about parents' perceptions, attitudes and behaviours towards child safety. This study presents the findings of a 14… CONTINUE READING

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