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Toddlers' unintentional injuries: the role of maternal-reported paternal and maternal supervision.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23143608     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVES: This study compared the role of maternal and paternal supervision in children's injury risk and severity using maternal reports.
METHODS: Mothers (n = 170) of toddlers were interviewed for 6 months about their children's unintentional injuries.
RESULTS: Children were more likely to engage in high activity levels and were at higher risk for injury when being cared for by their fathers. Although higher supervision predicted lower injury risk for both mothers and fathers, fathers' close supervision (as reported by mothers) was a stronger predictor of injury risk than mothers' supervision.
CONCLUSION: Children's higher levels of activities may have accounted for their higher risk of injury when in their fathers' care. These findings indicate the need to include fathers in injury prevention efforts.
Authors:
Amy Damashek; Jennifer Kuhn
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural     Date:  2012-11-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric psychology     Volume:  38     ISSN:  1465-735X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pediatr Psychol     Publication Date:  2013 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-03-22     Completed Date:  2013-12-10     Revised Date:  2014-04-01    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7801773     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Psychol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  265-75     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Attitude
Caregivers*
Child, Preschool
Fathers*
Female
Humans
Infant
Male
Mothers*
Parenting
Play and Playthings
Wounds and Injuries / diagnosis*
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
R01HD025414/HD/NICHD NIH HHS
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