ERIC Number: EJ602615
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Epidemiology of School Injuries in Utah: A Population-Based Study.
Junkins, Edward P., Jr.; Knight, Stacey; Lightfoot, Amy C.; Cazier, Calvert F.; Dean, J. Michael; Corneli, Howard M.
Journal of School Health, v69 n10 p409-12 Dec 1999
Describes an epidemiology of school injuries in Utah's public schools, analyzing 1990-97 school injury data from a standardized Student Injury Report form. Results find that 85 percent of the state's 44,565 school injuries were evaluated at a medical facility. High risk students were males and students in 4th-6th grades. Contributing factors included collisions, tripping, and falling. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Utah