Violence Accounts for 10% of School Injuries

January 13, 2014 2:39 PM

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Violence Accounts for 10% of School Injuries

Violence may account for about 10 percent of the injuries U.S. children receive at school, according to a new study that looked at the causes of children's visits to hospital emergency rooms.

The researchers estimated that of the 7.39 million visits made to emergency departments by children ages 5 to 19 for school-related injuries, about 736,000 injuries were reported as intentional.

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