Objectives.-To increase our understanding of the epidemiologic nature of injuries to children in day-care settings by examining injury logs and to determine appropriate methods for calculating injury rates.
Design.-Retrospective, with data collected through a review of 1 year's records.
Setting.-Four suburban day-care centers in the upper Midwest.
Participants.-five hundred twenty-seven preschool-age children, 275 of whom experienced one or more injuries during the study period.
Selection Procedure.-Convenience sample.
Measurements/Results.-Injury rates were calculated based on the number of hours spent in day care in the study year.
More than 1000 injuries were reported for 527 children.
Mots-clés Pascal : Crèche, Accident corporel, Enfant, Homme, Etude longitudinale, Age préscolaire, Caractéristique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Nursery, Personal injury, Child, Human, Follow up study, Preschool age, Characteristic
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0577205
Code Inist : 002B30A02C. Création : 199406.