Portland State University. School of Social Work
Date of Publication
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Poisoning, Home accidents, Problem children
1 online resource (11 p.)
Two groups of parents from different socio-economic levels were questioned about the behavioral characteristics of their children before 18 months and subsequent incidences of accidental poisoning. The data collected showed proportional numbers of accidental poisonings regardless of parent education, race or income. Unusual activity in the child before 18 months was the best predictor of accidental poisoning during childhood.
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Koroloff, Nancy and Tufts, Emily, "Behavioral characteristics associated with accidental poisoning in childhood" (1972). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 1673.