Daycare provision is increasingly becoming a necessity for families across America. According to a 1997 study by the Consumer and Product Safety Commission, 13 million children were placed in daycare settings. During that same year it was reported that 31,000 children visited the emergency room due to injuries occurring in daycare and school settings. As more and more children attend daycare settings each day, there is an increasing concern for their safety.

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Madeline Solano
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212-305-7464
ms1300@columbia.edu

Did you know?

Hospital charges alone for an ATV trauma patient range from $5,500 - $299,289, with an average of $27,400.

Nearly 362,000 children annually are treated in emergency departments throughout the United States with bicycling injuries and one-third of the visits are head injuries.

Injury is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality for children and young adults living in the United States.

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