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Young children from deprived areas are more at risk of serious burns and scalds.

by on February 22, 2017

Source: NIHR Signal

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Date of publication: January, 2017.

Publication type: Webpage

In a nutshell:  Five in every 1,000 children under four are injured by burns and scalds each year in England, although these injuries are becoming less common. Serious injuries needing hospital treatment happen more often to children from deprived areas than wealthy areas.

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