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Health Status Outcomes for Student Injuries

Health Status Outcomes

According to a 1998 study in the American Journal of Public Health, approximately 3.7 million students aged 5 to 19 are injured at school severely enough to require medical attention or to limit activity.

Source: Miller TR, Spicer RS. How safe are our schools? Am J Public Health. 1998;88:413-418.

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Content updated: Tue, 19 Nov 2013 23:09:26 MST