Injuries claim lives of many more boys than girls

Martin, Shelley
June 2001
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/26/2001, Vol. 164 Issue 13, p1883
Academic Journal
Presents statistics from a United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) study of Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries which found that injury is the leading cause of death among children in the countries examined. Deaths of children due to traffic accidents, fires, and drowning; Results which show boys more likely than girls to die from injury.


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