Drowning--a major but neglected child health problem in rural Bangladesh: implications for low income countries.

@article{Rahman2006DrowningaMB,
  title={Drowning--a major but neglected child health problem in rural Bangladesh: implications for low income countries.},
  author={A K M Fazlur Rahman and Sheikh M Giashuddin and Leif Svanstr{\"o}m and Faizur Rahman},
  journal={International journal of injury control and safety promotion},
  year={2006},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={101-5}
}
This study was intended to estimate the magnitude and explore the determinants of childhood drowning in rural Bangladesh. A cross-sectional survey as well as a population-based case - control study was conducted. By multistage cluster sampling 51 147 children aged 1 - 4 years were identified from 108 827 rural households. All drownings in children aged 1 - 4 years in the preceding 5 years were identified and recruited as cases and two living children of the same age group were selected from the… CONTINUE READING