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Data from the Oxford Record Linkage Study have been used to describe rates of accident repetition for children aged under 5 years. As reflected by hospital admissions, accident rates for children who have already had one accident were approximately twice those of children of the same age and sex who had previously been accident free.

Original publication

DOI

10.1136/jech.40.2.170

Type

Journal article

Journal

J Epidemiol Community Health

Publication Date

06/1986

Volume

40

Pages

170 - 173

Keywords

Accident Proneness, Child, Preschool, England, Female, Humans, Infant, Infant, Newborn, Male, Risk, Sex Factors