Population based estimates of non-fatal injuries in the capital of Iran

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p608
Academic Journal
The article offers information on a study conducted by the authors on non-fatal injuries and related medical expenses in Tehran, Iran. It states that household survey of residents was performed using cluster random sampling approach in April 2008. It mentions that fractures were 19.3 percent, injuries leading to hospitalization were 16.7 percent and annual incidence of injuries in children was 137.2 percent. Medical care cost due to injuries was 27 million American dollars per year.


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