Study

Population/Source

Sample

Brooks et al., 1993

14-to 17-year-olds/Emergency room and hospital admission records, 1979–1982; 14 Massachusetts communities

1,176 work-related injuries

Brooks and Davis, 1996

14-to 17-year-olds/Workers' compensation records for 1987–1990; Massachusetts

2,551 work-related injury awards

Broste et al.,

1989 872 high school vocational agriculture students in central Wisconsin/Audiometric assessment

Noise-induced hearing loss in at least one ear

Cooper and Rothstein, 1995

Under 18 years old in Texas/Workers' compensation reports, 1991

1,097 injuries and illnesses

2% 11–13 year olds;

7% 14–15 year olds;

90% 16–17 year olds



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