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  1. Non-traffic child pedestrian injuries.

    Article - En anglais

    All non-traffic child pedestrian deaths and injuries resulting in hospitalization in the Auckland region over a 5 year period were identified from coroner's and hospital records.

    There were eight deaths (0,77/ 100 000 children per year) and 91 hospital admissions (8.7/100000 children per year).

    Close to half (48%) of the non-traffic pedestrian injury admissions had been misclassified as traffic pedestrian injuries.

    Eighty-seven per cent of the non-traffic pedestrian injury deaths and 93% of the injuries occurred in residential driveways, most often involving a child run over by a reversing vehicle.

    Further studies are required to determine the most effective strategies for the prevention of non-traffic child pedestrian injuries.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Epidémiologie, Prévention, Enfant, Homme, Accident, Piéton

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Epidemiology, Prevention, Child, Human, Accident

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0562125

    Code Inist : 002B27B11. Création : 199406.