[Kinds of home accidents].

  title={[Kinds of home accidents].},
  author={Caterina Zanetti and I. de Mar{\'i}a Rosa and Bruno Onofrio Saia},
  journal={Giornale italiano di medicina del lavoro},
  volume={11 3-4},
A survey on hospitalization due to domestic accidents conducted in Padua in three public hospitals shows that between 1979 and 1988 there were 12.251 cases. Women in particular seemed to be affected by the phenomenon (7.926 cases, 64.7% of total) especially if aged 45 years or over (6.382 hospitalizations). Home injuries among females are the second cause of hospitalization due to trauma and represent the leading cause of accidental deaths (355 cases during the period of the survey). Lethality… CONTINUE READING