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Area-based socioeconomic disparities in mortality due to unintentional injury and youth suicide in British Columbia, 2009–2013


This paper quantified the socioeconomic status-related disparities in the mortality burden of three British Columbia’s provincial injury prevention priority areas: falls among seniors, transport injury, and youth suicide. Mortality data (2009 to 2013) from Vital Statistics and dissemination area or local health area level socioeconomic data from CensusPlus 2011 were linked to examine five-year age-standardized mortality rates (ASMRs) and disparities in ASMRs of unintentional injuries and subtypes including falls among…

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“Where does the high road lead?” Potential implications of cannabis legalization for pediatric injuries in Canada


The purpose of this commentary is to discuss how legalization of non-medical marijuana in Canada can potentially influence child and adolescent unintentional injuries based on evidence from states (American) and jurisdictions that have already legalized cannabis for recreational purposes.

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Examining the Relationship Between Firefighter Injuries and Fatalities in the Built Environment


The purpose of this study is to describe firefighter injuries and deaths in structure-related fires and to investigate the underlying connection between building properties, including fire safety measures, and their effects on the risk to firefighters responding to a fire event.

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