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.
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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Cote : 93-0308496
Code Inist : 002B27B08. Création : 199406.