141st APHA Annual Meeting

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Contextual influences on mortality in infancy and young childhood

Tuesday, November 5, 2013: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
This session includes information about: 1) environmental risk factors that may contribute to sleep-related infant injury deaths; 2) the influence of community characteristics and resources on infant survival; 3) trends and risk factors for unintended injuries in childhood; and 4) influences of societal living conditions on infant mortality.
Session Objectives: Explain the influence of societal living conditions and environmental risk factors on infant mortality. Identify trends and risk factors for unintended injury in childhood.

Exploring contextual risks for infant sleep-related injury deaths in New York city, 2004-2010
Martine Hackett, PhD, Tracy Chu, Ph.D., MPH and Navpreet Kaur
Survival among infants with congenital heart defects: Do communities matter?
James E. Kucik, PhD MPH, Thomas A. Burke, PhD, MPH, Pamela Donohue, ScD, Cynthia S. Minkovitz, MD,MPP, Wendy N. Nembhard, Ph.D. and Ying Wang
Unintentional injuries among children and adolescents: A decade of trends
Alicia Sampson, MPH, CPH, Kimberly De Vera, BS, Leslie Ray, MPH, MPPA, MA, Isabel Corcos, PhD, MPH, Barbara M. Stepanski, MPH, Joshua Smith, PhD, MPH, Ryan Smith, MPH and Tyler Packett, B.A.

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: Public Health Nursing