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1998 Childhood agricultural injuries.

Authors
National Agricultural Statistics Service
Source
Agric Saf 1999 Oct; :1-2
NIOSHTIC No.
20038347
Abstract
Approximately 32,800 agricultural-related injuries occurred to children or adolescents under the age of 20 who lived on, worked on, or visited a farm operation in 1998. The injuries occurred at a rate of 1.7 injuries per every 100 farms. The findings are based on a random telephone survey of 50,000 farm operations conducted by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) for the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), an agency of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Farm operators were asked questions on any injuries to youth less than 20 years of age that occurred on their farm in 1998. An injury was defined as any condition occurring on the farm operation resulting in at least 4 hours of restricted activity.
Keywords
Agricultural-industry; Agricultural-workers; Agriculture; Injuries; Children; Accident-analysis; Accident-rates; Accident-statistics; Accidents; Families; Farmers; Questionnaires; Health-surveys; Statistical-analysis
Publication Date
19991006
Document Type
Other
Email Address
nass@nass.usda.gov
Funding Type
Interagency Agreement
Fiscal Year
2000
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
NIOSH Division
DSR
Source Name
Agricultural Safety
State
DC; WV
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