Seasonality of child and adolescent injury mortality in Japan, 2000-2010.

  title={Seasonality of child and adolescent injury mortality in Japan, 2000-2010.},
  author={Chisa Shinsugi and Andrew Stickley and Shoko Konishi and Chris Fook Sheng Ng and Chiho Watanabe},
  journal={Environmental health and preventive medicine},
  volume={20 1},
OBJECTIVE Injury is the leading cause of death among children and adolescents in Japan. Despite this, until now there has been comparatively little research on this phenomenon. The purpose of this study was to examine if there was seasonal variation in child and adolescent injury mortality in Japan in 2000-2010. METHODS Vital statistics injury mortality data were obtained from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan. The seasonality of the major causes of unintentional injury… CONTINUE READING

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