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dc.contributor.authorMahony, Lisa
dc.contributor.authorMasson, Verity
dc.contributor.authorSwain, David
dc.date.accessioned2008-05-21T00:39:32Z
dc.date.available2008-05-21T00:39:32Z
dc.date.issued2002
dc.identifier.citationMahony, L., Masson, V. & Swain, D. (2002). Accidental immersion and unintentional drowning of rural children: An investigation for the Child Accident Prevention Foundation of New Zealand. 2001-2002 Summer Research Scholarship report for the Child Accident Prevention Foundation New Zealand (CAPFNZ). Hamilton, New Zealand: Department of Societies and Cultures, University of Waikato.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10289/788
dc.description.abstractIn New Zealand drowning amongst preschoolers is one of the leading causes of death. The monetary and emotional costs to society are devastating and cannot be underestimated . The need to reduce the high number of deaths and the monetary and emotional costs prompted this research. This research presents the possibility for proactive measures to be taken in this area. In addition, it provides insightful knowledge for parents and educators alike. Ultimately, it seeks to reduce the number of child drownings that occur in the rural environment.en_US
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherDepartment of Societies and Cultures, University of Waikato
dc.relation.ispartofseriesCAPFNZ Report
dc.subjectchild safetyen_US
dc.subjectaccidentsen_US
dc.subjectchild drowningsen_US
dc.subjectwater safety educationen_US
dc.subjectrural areasen_US
dc.subjectCAPFNZen_US
dc.titleAccidental immersion and unintentional drowning of rural children: An investigation for the Child Accident Prevention Foundation of New Zealanden_US
dc.typeCommissioned Report for External Bodyen_US
pubs.elements-id52476


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