Better Data Collection and Assessment of Consumer Information Efforts Could Help Protect Minority Children

Ashby, Cornelia M.
August 2009
GAO Reports;8/5/2009, preceding p1
Government Document
The article presents a study which reviews the data sources related to the incidence of preventable injuries and deaths among minority children associated with consumer products in the U.S. It also analyzes the steps taken by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to minimize these incidents. It is recommended that CPSC should develop new data collection methods which focus on factors that contribute to any differences in the incidence of consumer product-related incidents.


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