Child Injuries

Car Accidents Contribute to Fatal Injuries Among Childre

Posted on January 8, 2019 in
Based on a study conducted by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, entitled the New York City Child Fatality Report, notwithstanding the fact that many child injuries are both preventable and predictable, childhood injuries in the United States are the leading cause of disability and death among children. Studies reveal that 69% of child deaths were unintentional, including both non-transportation and transportation accidents. Throughout the City’s five boroughs, Queens was the borough with the highest percentage of unintentional injuries at 82%. In child deaths, twenty-six (26%)...
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