Analysis of injury death trends among women in Macheng City, China, 1984-2008

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p698
Academic Journal
The article offers information on a study conducted by the authors related to injury mortality in women 15 years or older in Macheng City, China from 1984-2008. It states that average injury rate was 87.6/100,000 in the city during this period. It mentions that injury mortality decreased from 149.01 to 32.90 per 100,000 population in 2008. It highlights that suicide was main cause of injury death and Road traffic injury (RTI) was the only cause for which mortality increased.


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