Social deprivation and the prevention of unintentional injury in childhood: a systematic review.

  title={Social deprivation and the prevention of unintentional injury in childhood: a systematic review.},
  author={Therese Dowswell and Elizabeth. Towner},
  journal={Health education research},
  volume={17 2},
There is a known association between social deprivation and risk of death from unintentional injury in childhood. In the UK context, these inequalities do not appear to be decreasing. This paper reports on the findings of a systematic review of the world literature between 1975 and 2000 on the prevention of childhood injuries, with particular reference to social deprivation. Literature was identified via electronic databases, key journals and informants. All papers were read independently by at… 

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