Center for Injury Research and Prevention

ICYMI October 2020

November 3, 2020

Here are some newsworthy articles in the world of child injury prevention from October 2020:

The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System

The National Academy of Medicine outlines the strengths and areas of improvement for the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System, the largest national health surveillance system that monitors health-related behaviors among high school students.

Teenagers and Risky Behaviors During the Pandemic

This podcast discusses why teens may engage in risky behaviors even though they are just as knowledgeable as adults about the risks of coronavirus.

Timing of Gender Affirming Care and Mental Health Outcomes

A recently published study finds that gender-incongruent youth presenting for gender affirming care at a later age (≥15 years versus <15 years) is associated with worse mental health outcomes.

Front Line Physicians and Stress Effects From the Pandemic

A recent presentation explored the prevalence of stress and stress injury among front line residents and physicians during the pandemic.

Media Representation of Gun Violence

A recently published study finds that the media representation of gun violence is skewed, with a particular underreporting of black male victims.

Road Traffic Accidents and Child Mortality

County-specific child mortality from road traffic accidents is estimated in this new report published in Pediatrics.