Trotman-Edwards, Helen L.; Ward, Elizabeth; McCaw-Binns, Affette M.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Child Health
Non-Fatal, Unintentional Injuries in Children in Six Parishes in Jamaica [Abstract]
West Indian Medical Journal
Date of Publication
54 Suppl. 2
Objective: To describe the incidence of non-fatal, unintentional injuries in children in six parishes in Jamaica during a one year period. Method: The Jamaican Injury Surveillance System captured emergency visits for non-fatal unintentional injuries by children aged 0-8 years in six parishes during the period January 1 to December 31, 2002. Differences among the age groups in gender, mechanism of injury, place of occurence and outcome were determined using analysis of variance.....