Population Attributable Risk of Unintentional Childhood Poisoning in Karachi Pakistan

@inproceedings{Ahmed2011PopulationAR,
  title={Population Attributable Risk of Unintentional Childhood Poisoning in Karachi Pakistan},
  author={Bilal Ahmed and Zafar Fatmi and Amna Rehana Siddiqui},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND The percentage of unintentional childhood poisoning cases in a given population attributable to specific risk factors (i.e., the population attributable risk) which can be calculated; determination of such risk factors associated with potentially modifiable risk factors, are necessary to focus on the prevention strategies. METHODS We calculated PARs, using 120 cases with unintentional poisoning and 360 controls in a hospital based matched case- control study. The risk factors were… CONTINUE READING
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