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  1. Epidemiology of traumatic brain injury in Johannesburg. II : Morbidity, mortality and etiology.

    Article - En anglais

    Using the method described in Part I, data on the epidemiology of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in Johannesburg are presented.

    The overall annual incidence of TBI is 316 per 100,000.

    Data for Africans and Whites show marked contrasts.

    Among Africans, incidence is 355/100,000, with a male-female ratio of 4.4, and 763/100,000 for males aged 25-44; for Whites, it is 109/100,000 overall, with a male-female ratio of 40.1, and 419/100,000 for men aged 15-24.

    The overall incidence of fatal TBI is 80/100,000, with a case fatality ratio of 0.20.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Afrique, Traumatisme, Crânioencéphalique, Epidémiologie, Homme, Mortalité, Etiologie, Incidence, Système nerveux pathologie, République Sud Africaine

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Africa, Trauma, Craniocerebral, Epidemiology, Human, Mortality, Etiology, Incidence, Nervous system diseases, South Africa

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    Cote : 91-0572950

    Code Inist : 002B16B. Création : 199406.