Supervision a factor in most childhood drownings

Lack of adequate supervision contributed to more than 70 per cent of fatal child drownings in Australia between 2000 and 2009, a Medical Journal of Australia study reveals. Researchers from the University of Ballarat used the National Coroners Information System (NCIS) database to investigate accidental drowning deaths of 339 children aged zero to 14 years.

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