Posted: March 24th, 2021
Child and Adolescent Safety Statistics [WLOs: 1, 2, 3] [CLOs: 2, 6]
Prior to completing this discussion, please read Chapters 5 and 6 in your textbook. You may be interested in viewing the interactive infographic within Chapter 6 to learn more about specific safety statistics.
Safety is an important issue to consider when explaining the physical development in children and adolescence. For this discussion, you will address the following:
See the example below:
One statistic found on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention web page, under the Child Passenger Safety: Get the Facts, Risk Reduction for Every Age tab, states that, “Car seat use reduces the risk for death to infants (aged <1 year) by 71%; and to toddlers (aged 1–4 years) by 54% in passenger vehicles” (2017, para. 3).
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2017). Child passenger safety: Get the facts (Links to an external site.). Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/MotorVehicleSafety/Child_Passenger_Safety/CPS-Factsheet.html
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