Gender disparities in injury mortality: consistent, persistent, and larger than you'd think.

@article{Sorenson2011GenderDI,
  title={Gender disparities in injury mortality: consistent, persistent, and larger than you'd think.},
  author={Susan B. Sorenson},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2011},
  volume={101 Suppl 1},
  pages={S353-8}
}
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study is to update knowledge about gender differences in injury mortality. METHODS Data were drawn from the Web-based Injury Query System, which contains US injury mortality data from 1981 to 2007. Male-to-female rate ratios in injury mortality are calculated for key variables, and age and ethnic group comparisons are made. RESULTS Boys and men were more likely than girls and women to die of injury. From 1981 to 2007, the male-to-female age-adjusted rate ratio… CONTINUE READING
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