Out of 5031 children admitted to S.N. Hospital, Agra during one year, there were 716 cases (14.2%) of accidents.
Most cases were in the age group of 4-9 yeas; boys were affected more commonly than girls.
The maximum cases occurred due to fall (44.4%), followed by road traffic accidents (26.4%) and burns (11.5%). The consequences in terms of morbidity and mortality was also high.
Kerosene oil ingestion was the most common encountered form of poisoning.
Mots-clés Pascal : Accident, Accident circulation, Accident corporel, Accident domestique, Morbidité, Mortalité, Enfant, Inde, Etude statistique, Homme, Asie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Accident, Traffic accident, Personal injury, Household accident, Morbidity, Mortality, Child, India, Statistical study, Human, Asia
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0101988
Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 199406.