The role of socioeconomic status and injury morbidity risk in adolescents.
To examine the patterns of socioeconomic status and injury morbidity in adolescents.
Prospective cohort study.
Metropolitan school district in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
There were 1245 students (89%) recruited from 1400 aged 12 to 16 years.
Measures and Results
Baseline variables of socioeconomic status used for this analysis included township of residence (from the 1990 census data ranked by the percentage of households below the poverty level) and employment status of the parents (student selfreport).
Life-table analysis revealed no differential risk of injury by socioeconomic status.
Mots-clés Pascal : Facteur risque, Epidémiologie, Accident, Traumatisme, Adolescent, Statut socioéconomique, Environnement social, Etats Unis, Race, Homme, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Risk factor, Epidemiology, Accident, Trauma, Adolescent, Socioeconomic status, Social environment, United States, Race, Human, North America, America
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0480420
Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 199501.