Our City Online

Messageboard - General Columbus Discussion

NOTE: You are viewing an archived version of the Columbus Underground forums/messageboard. As of 05/22/16 they have been closed to new comments and replies, but will remain accessible for archived searches and reference. For more information CLICK HERE

Study Shows that Cities Often Safer Than Suburbs or Rural Areas

Home Forums General Columbus Discussion Study Shows that Cities Often Safer Than Suburbs or Rural Areas

  • This topic is empty.
Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total)
  • Author
    Posts
  • #98124

    News
    Participant

    Major Cities Often Safest Places in the U.S.

    July 23, 2013

    Overturning a commonly-held belief that cities are inherently more dangerous than suburban and rural communities, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have found that risk of death from injuries is lowest on average in urban counties compared to suburban and rural counties across the U.S.

    READ MORE: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/07/130723081346.htm

    #547042

    bucki12
    Member

    The risk of death from injuries comes down to the critical time from injury to treatment. If you are shot on an urban street the chance of getting to an ER quickly is generally much better than if you are injured further away from medical care.

Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total)

The forum ‘General Columbus Discussion’ is closed to new topics and replies.