Using a geographic information system to understand child pedestrian injury.

@article{Braddock1994UsingAG,
  title={Using a geographic information system to understand child pedestrian injury.},
  author={M Braddock and Garry D. Lapidus and Ellen K. Cromley and Robert G. Cromley and Gerald J Burke and Leonard Banco},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={1994},
  volume={84 7},
  pages={1158-61}
}
Data from police accident reports involving pedestrians less than 20 years of age in Hartford, Conn, during 1988 through 1990 were abstracted and entered into a geographic information system. Two high-frequency collision areas were identified and compared. There were 374 child pedestrians involved in collisions (a rate of 28 per 10,000). Two high-occurrence areas accounted for 30% of collisions. Collisions in one of these areas were more likely to involve younger children (8.1 vs 10.2 years of… CONTINUE READING

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