An investigation into the prevalence of dog bites to primary school children in Trinidad

@article{Georges2008AnII,
  title={An investigation into the prevalence of dog bites to primary school children in Trinidad},
  author={Karla C Georges and Abiodun A Adesiyun},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={85 - 85}
}
BACKGROUND To estimate the prevalence of dog bites to primary school children between the ages of 8-12 years using a semi-structured interview process. With the increase in the pet population and popularity of dangerous breeds of dog and a high stray dog population combined with a dearth of information on the risk of dog attacks to children in Trinidad, a semi-structured interview process was used to determine risk factors associated with dog attacks. METHODS A questionnaire survey of 1109… CONTINUE READING

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