School Environment and School Injuries

  title={School Environment and School Injuries},
  author={Simo Salminen and Marja Kurenniemi and Mirka R{\aa}back and Jaana Markkula and Anne Lounamaa},
  booktitle={Front. Public Health},
BACKGROUND Although injuries at school are an important issue in public health, environmental factors in schools and school yards have seldom been the focus of school injury research. The goal of our investigation was to examine the effect of environmental factors on school injuries. METHODS Nine comprehensive Finnish schools registered school injuries over a period of two school years. Injuries were classified as being associated with environmental factors, suspected environmental factors… CONTINUE READING
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