Dog bites: still a problem?

  title={Dog bites: still a problem?},
  author={J. Gilchrist and J. Sacks and D. White and M. Kresnow},
  journal={Injury Prevention},
  pages={296 - 301}
  • J. Gilchrist, J. Sacks, +1 author M. Kresnow
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Injury Prevention
  • Objective: To estimate the incidence of dog bites in the USA and compare it with similar estimates from 1994. Design: Nationally representative cross-sectional, list-assisted, random-digit-dialed telephone survey conducted during 2001–2003. Methods: Weighted estimates were generated from data collected by surveying 9684 households during 2001–2003 and compared with results from a similar survey conducted in 1994. Estimates for persons aged 15–17 years were extrapolated on the basis of rates for… CONTINUE READING

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