Injury-related deaths among Finnish adolescents in 1971-2002.

  title={Injury-related deaths among Finnish adolescents in 1971-2002.},
  author={Ville M. Mattila and Jari P Parkkari and Seppo T Niemi and P Kannus},
  volume={36 9},
The purpose of our study was to examine the nationwide trends in the age- and sex-specific incidence rates of fatal injuries among 10-19-year-old adolescents in Finland, a country with a well-defined white population of 5.2 million. A population-based study was based on Official Cause-of-Death Statistics of Finland. We included adolescents aged 10-19 years who died because of an injury in 1971-2002. During the study period, the incidence of injury-related deaths declined considerably, from 43.0… CONTINUE READING

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