Corpus ID: 20432929

An epidemiologic study of dog bites among postmen in central Taiwan.

@article{Chen2000AnES,
  title={An epidemiologic study of dog bites among postmen in central Taiwan.},
  author={S. Chen and F. C. Tang and H. S. Lee and C. T. Lee and C. Yen and M. C. Lee},
  journal={Chang Gung medical journal},
  year={2000},
  volume={23 5},
  pages={
          277-83
        }
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to investigate the occupational hazard of dog bites among postmen. METHODS Data were collected from postmen working for 9 post offices in central Taiwan using the postmen's 1994 annual health examinations. Of 237 eligible postmen, 192 postmen (81.0%), including 183 men and 9 women, participated in this study. Detailed personal and occupational information and experiences of dog bites during a 3-year period (1991 to 1994) were obtained through a… Expand
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