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  1. Analysis of childhood pedestrian deaths in New Mexico, 1986-1990.

    Article - En anglais

    Study objective

    To determine if the mechanism of fatal childhood pedestrian injuries correlated with location, injury pattern, and age of the pedestrian and to determine ethnic differences in fatality rates.


    Retrospective review of state medical investigator reports and autopsies from 1986 to 1990.

    Logistic regression and khi2 were used to test for statistically significant differences between the groups in our data set.

    Type of participants

    New Mexican children, 0 to 14 years old fatally injured by moving vehicles.


    Sixty-four children died for an overall fatality rate of 3.8 (per 100,000).

    Mots-clés Pascal : Accident corporel, Traumatisme, Piéton, Nouveau Mexique, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Enfant, Homme, Etude statistique, Mort, Complication, Epidémiologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Personal injury, Trauma, Pedestrian, New Mexico, United States, North America, America, Child, Human, Statistical study, Death, Complication, Epidemiology

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0308496

    Code Inist : 002B27B08. Création : 199406.