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Study shows refugee children at increased risk of injury, but who is responsible?

Friday, October 20, 2017 @ 9:52 AM | By Joe Colangelo

A new study has found that refugee children and youth have a higher rate of sustaining injury in accidents than non-refugee immigrants. Published in September in the journal Injury Prevention and conducted by the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences and the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, the study looked at Canadian health databases from 2011 to 2012, and analyzed unintentional injuries of children and youth up to 24 years old by immigration class and region of origin.

While the study suggests that such things as...