The Injury Behavior Checklist can be used to identify children at high risk for physical injury.
Behavior Checklist - 24 items:
Each item is scored from 0 to 4.
Frequency of Occurrence
not at all
very seldom (once or twice)
sometimes (about once a month)
pretty often (about once a week)
very often (more than once a week)
injury behavior checklist score =
= SUM(points for all 24 questions)
• minimum score: 0
• maximum score: 96
• The score can separate the child with low-to-moderate risk from the child at high risk for injury.
Risk of Injury
Mean +/- 2 SD
1 - 41
5 - 43.8
6.8 - 60.5
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Specialty: Pedatrics, Surgery, general, Emergency Medicine, Surgery, orthopedic