Many drowning tragedies are preventable; understanding where and why children drown happens makes it easier to prevent.
Boys are far more likely to fall prey to drowning than girls. Kids are most likely to be drowned during the ages of most active exploration. Overall, toddlers and adolescents are at the highest risk, with the peak ages of drowning at 1-4 years old and 15-19 years old.
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