A case control study of differences in non-work injury and accidents among sawmill workers in rural compared to urban British Columbia, Canada

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BACKGROUND Using a cohort of British Columbian male sawmill workers, we conducted a nested case-control study of the impact of rural compared to urban residence as well as rural/urban migration patterns in relation to hospitalization for non-work injury. We postulate that for many types of non-work injuries, rates will be higher in rural communities than in… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-9-432

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@inproceedings{Ostry2009ACC, title={A case control study of differences in non-work injury and accidents among sawmill workers in rural compared to urban British Columbia, Canada}, author={Aleck S. Ostry and Stefania Maggi and Ruth Hershler and Lisa Chen and Amber M Louie and Clyde Hertzman}, booktitle={BMC public health}, year={2009} }