Childhood Injuries in Pakistan: Results from Two Communities

  title={Childhood Injuries in Pakistan: Results from Two Communities},
  author={Seema Lasi and Ghazala Rafique and Habib Peermohamed},
  booktitle={Journal of health, population, and nutrition},
The study aimed at determining the incidence, nature, and extent of childhood injuries in two suburban and rural communities of Pakistan. The findings of the study are based on a cross-sectional survey of 2,292 children aged 1-8 years. Information was sought retrospectively from the primary caregiver on the occurrence of injury that required formal or informal medical consultation during the past three months. The incidence rate of non-fatal injuries that required care outside home for children… CONTINUE READING
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