TITLE

Trends in rates of death from unintentional injury among Canadian children in urban areas: influence of socioeconomic status

AUTHOR(S)
Birken, Catherine S.; Parkin, Patricia C.; To, Teresa; Macarthur, Colin
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/10/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 8, p867
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article assesses the rate of death from unintentional injury among children from various socioeconomic status (SES) in Canada over the 1971-1998 period. The key factors considered in determining the SES are outlined. An interpretation of the reported decline in the rate of death from childhood injury is considered. The causes of injury are described.
ACCESSION #
22736776

 

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