To apply a measure of exposure to injury risk for schoolchildren aged 11-14 across a population and to examine how risk factors vary with sex, age, and affluence.
Design-Self completion questionnaire survey administered in schools in May 1990.
Subjects-5334 pupils aged 11-14, of whom 4637 (87%) completed the questionnaire.
Boys were exposed to greater risk than girls in journeys to places to play outdoors: they took longer trips and were more itaily to ride bicycles (relative risk 5.30 (95% confidence interval 4.23 to 6.64)) and less likely to travel by public transport or car.
Mots-clés Pascal : Traumatisme, Epidémiologie, Adolescent, Sexe, Mâle, Etude statistique, Exposition, Risque, Age scolaire, Royaume Uni, Accident, Homme, Europe
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Trauma, Epidemiology, Adolescent, Sex, Male, Statistical study, Exposure, Risk, School age, United Kingdom, Accident, Human, Europe
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Cote : 94-0238150
Code Inist : 002B30A01C. Création : 199406.