Spring cleaning as a safety risk: results of a population-based study in two consecutive years

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p631
Academic Journal
The article offers information on a study conducted by the authors on spring cleaning related injuries in Tehran, Iran in 2007-2008. It states that through semi-structured interviews, incidence of such injuries, age and sex of the injured and medical cost were recorded. It mentions that incidence of severe and all injuries were 1.6 and 3.8 percent per 1,000 respectively. It highlights that injuries were more common in women than others.


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