Injury-related behaviour among South African high-school students at six sites.

  title={Injury-related behaviour among South African high-school students at six sites.},
  author={Alan J. Flisher and Catherine L Ward and Holan Liang and Handsome Onya and Nomfundo Mlisa and Susan Terblanche and Arvin Bhana and Charles D. H. Parry and Carl J. Lombard},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  volume={96 9},
OBJECTIVES To document and compare prevalence rates of adolescent injury-related risk behaviours at six sites in South Africa. DESIGN The identical self-administered instrument was used at all sites. Prevalence rates (with 95% confidence intervals) were calculated taking the multistage cluster sampling strategy into account. SETTING AND SUBJECTS In Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth and Mankweng participants were drawn from either grades 8 or 9, and grade 11, while in Queenstown and Umtata… CONTINUE READING

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