Background To explore effective interventions for child accidental injury prevention and to reduce the incidence of injury.
Methods Cluster random sampling method was adopted, and children in 19 kindergartens in Henggang, Shenzhen and their parents were selected as the objects of study. Nineteen kindergartens were randomly divided into intervention group and control group to carry out the injury intervention case-control study.
Results through a series of interventions, there were certain effects. After the end of the project, the injury incidence rates of the intervention group and the control group were 4.91%, 10.64%, and the difference was significant; the average costs of treatment for injuries of the intervention group and the control group were 168.4 Yuan and 206.8 Yuan, and the difference was statistically significant; compared with prior to the implementation of the project, the rate of various types of injuries after the end of the project declined, in which, the rate of mechanical injury, pet bites, accidental falls, burns and traffic accidents decreased significantly. The differences were significant.
Conclusions Injury interventions can effectively prevent and control the occurrence of injury.
Funding Shenzhen Medical Research Fund (No: 201102096 )
- Effective intervention
- Case-control study
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