Epidemiology of burn injuries in Mekele Town , Northern Ethiopia : A community based study

@inproceedings{Nega2002EpidemiologyOB,
  title={Epidemiology of burn injuries in Mekele Town , Northern Ethiopia : A community based study},
  author={Kidanu Estifanos Nega and Bernt Lindtj\orn},
  year={2002}
}
Introduction: Epidemiological study on burn injuries and exploration of the risk factors in different settings is important for effective intervention. Very little is known about burn injuries in Ethiopia. Objectives: The aims of this study were to assess the annual incidence of burn injuries and to describe the local knowledge about burns in Mekele town in Tigray, Ethiopia. Methodology: We did a cross sectional survey of burn injuries on 7309 individuals in 1390 households. Results: The annual… CONTINUE READING