Martiniuk and colleagues assessed the association between hours of sleep and the risk for motor vehicle crash, including the time of day of crash and types of crash (single, multiple vehicle, run off road, and intersection), among young drivers. Beth E. Ebel, MD, MSc, MPH, provides a related editorial.
Finkelhor et al identify trends in children’s exposure to violence, crime, and abuse from 2003 through 2011. See also the invited commentary by Lutzker et al.
This population-based longitudinal cohort study compares the social functioning of low-birth-weight prematurely born adults aged 29 to 36 years with that of normal-birth-weight term controls.
This population-based case-control study assesses associations between environmental neighborhood features (such as streets, buildings, and natural surroundings) and adolescent homicide to identify targets for future place-based interventions.
This systematic review and meta-analysis reports on the self-reported reasons why children and youth around the world become street-involved.
Using Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2013 study data, the GBD Pediatrics Collaboration investigators determine levels and trends in the fatal and nonfatal burden of diseases and injuries among children and adolescents in 188 countries from 1990 to 2013.
This observational study determined that more restrictive overall gun control policies are associated with a reduced likelihood of youth gun carrying; these findings are relevant to gun policy debates about the critical importance of strengthening the overall gun law environment to prevent youth gun carrying.