Incidence of Child Homicide in the Transkei Sub-Region of South Africa (1996-2014)

  title={Incidence of Child Homicide in the Transkei Sub-Region of South Africa (1996-2014)},
  author={Banwari Lal Meel},
  • B. Meel
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • Epidemiology
Background: The incidence of child homicide varies from country to country, and also from region to region within the same country. It is always under-researched, therefore under-estimated and under-reported, especially in the rural parts of South Africa. Objective: To study the incidence of child homicide in the Transkei sub-region of South Africa from 1996 to 2014. Method: An autopsy record review study at the Forensic Pathology Laboratory at Mthatha for a period of 19 years (1996-2014… 
Incidence of Child Homicide in the Transkei Sub-Region of South Africa (1996-2014)
The incidence of child homicide in the Transkei sub-region of South Africa is high and a serious matter of concern, and the male-to-female ratio is 2.33:1 in this study.


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