Association between swimming lessons and drowning in childhood: a case-control study.

  title={Association between swimming lessons and drowning in childhood: a case-control study.},
  author={Ruth A. Brenner and Gitanjali Saluja Taneja and Denise L. Haynie and Ann C. Trumble and Cong Qian and Ron M Klinger and Mark A Klebanoff},
  journal={Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine},
  volume={163 3},
OBJECTIVE To estimate the association between swimming lessons and the risk of drowning among children aged 1 to 19 years. DESIGN Case-control study. SETTING Cases were identified from medical examiners'/coroners' offices between mid-2003 and mid-2005. Jurisdictions included the states of Maryland and North Carolina, 14 districts (33 counties) in Florida, 3 counties in California, 1 county in Texas, and 1 county in New York. PARTICIPANTS Cases were children and adolescents aged 1 to 19… CONTINUE READING

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