By Lucie Laflamme, Dinesh Sethi, Stephanie Burrows, Marie Hasselberg, Francesca Racioppi and Franklin Apfel
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Measures for individual-based studies: education, income and wealth, social class or occupational status, composite measures of these factors and proxy measures such as neighbourhood deprivation. 9. Measures for area-based studies: compositional aspects such as educational level, occupational status, income, wealth, poverty and deprivation of an area. 26 ADDRESSING After the original literature search was undertaken, two meta-analyses of interventions to reduce childhood injuries in the home came to light that addressed differences in outcomes of targeted interventions versus population-based interventions.
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Box 2. , most often from high-income countries from northern Europe and north America); a demonstration of the imbalance in studies across injury causes; a demonstration of the scarcity of interventions addressing the reduction of socioeconomic differentials in injuries Limitations Reference Restrictions in the review process and publication or selection biases may overrepresent studies showing socioeconomic differences or positive effects of interventions (Box 2). Comparisons are difficult as studies classify socioeconomic position and deprivation Laflamme L, Burrows S, Hasselberg M (2009).
Addressing the socioeconomic safety divide: a policy briefing by Lucie Laflamme, Dinesh Sethi, Stephanie Burrows, Marie Hasselberg, Francesca Racioppi and Franklin Apfel