Skip to Content

Do you know what is the leading health risk to your child?

Less than 10% of parents do? According to A Safe Kids Canada survey in 2006 showed that the majority of parents do
not understand the risk of serious injury to their children. Nearly one-quarter (24%) of Canadian parents believe that the leading health risk to children is obesity, inactivity, and nutrition, followed by “don’t know” (23%), diseases such as
cancer and diabetes (13%), and smoking and secondhand smoke (12%). Unintentional injury was ranked fifth (9%).
to learn more...