Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, February 19th, 2006
Investigators in the United States conducted a study "to determine whether the depiction of injury prevention practices in children's movies released during 1998-2002 is different from an earlier study, which found that characters were infrequently depicted practicing recommended safety behaviors."
Leigh T. Ramsey and colleagues at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention explained, "The top 25 G (general audience) and PG (parental guidance suggested) rated movies per year from 1998-2002 comprised the study sample. Movies or scenes not set in the present day,...
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