May 2008

Violence among children

Every four hours in Ontario, one child visits an emergency department and every four days one child is hospitalized due to a violence-related injury.  Injuries to the head are most common. Learn more about violence among children in May's Ontario Injury Compass. The May issue of _Compass_ is part of a series of e-reports produced by the Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre. Each report focuses on a single injury issue and provides Ontario data broken down by age, sex and region. Each report also includes prevention tips and a list of additional resources pertaining to the injury topic.

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Ontario Injury Compass provides an analysis of injury issues in Ontario. Each report provides a snapshot of the most recent data available on the given topic.  By signing up, you can automatically receive notification when the reports are released. 

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