Injury-related childhood mortality in migrant households in a southern city of China.

  title={Injury-related childhood mortality in migrant households in a southern city of China.},
  author={H Wang and Gary A. Smith and Lorann Stallones and Huiyun Xiang},
  journal={Injury prevention : journal of the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention},
  volume={16 3},
BACKGROUND Sporadic evidence from China suggests that migrant children are at higher risk of injury-related mortality than local indigenous children. METHODS Child deaths from 2004 to 2008 were provided by the Shenzhen Women and Child Health Surveillance System. Population data for children 1-4 years old were obtained from the Shenzhen Bureau of Statistics and number of live births was obtained from birth registration records. All-cause and injury-related childhood mortality rates and death… CONTINUE READING

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