Methodological approaches used to assess the relationship between parental supervision and child injury risk
LA Petrass, CF Finch, JD Blitvich
Injury Prevention | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2009
OBJECTIVE: To describe and rate the quality of methodological approaches used to measure parental supervision in relation to injury risk in children aged 0-14 years. DESIGN: A systematic review of the literature related to supervision and injury risk. METHODS: A comprehensive search of electronic databases from the earliest records available to the end of 2007, and supplemental hand-searching of relevant journals, reference lists of studies identified through database searches, and bibliographies of systematic and non-systematic reviews. A classification scale was used to rate the methodological quality of studies. RESULTS: 30 papers met the inclusion criteria. They varied substantially in q..View full abstract
LP was funded by a University of Ballarat PhD Scholarship. CF was funded by an NHMRC Principal Research Fellowship. Dr Alex Donaldson and Dr Peta White provided comments on a draft version of the paper.