Research News: Number 21




Author:  Australian Government Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

FaCS Research News is a periodic newsletter that provides an overview of and update on research within FaCS, focusing on key findings and outcomes, updates on new departmental publications and promotion of forthcoming events/conferences

Risk factors for childhood injury: preliminary findings from the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children


A research project in Research and Analysis Branch is using preliminary data from the first wave of 'Growing up in Australia', the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC) to examine risk factors for childhood injury. The project aims to identify significant differences between injured and non-injured children across factors specific to the child, their family and their broader contextual environment, as well as distinguishing potential risk factors for injury.

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