Socioeconomic factors and burn rates in persons hospitalized for burns in Massachusetts.

@article{Locke1986SocioeconomicFA,
  title={Socioeconomic factors and burn rates in persons hospitalized for burns in Massachusetts.},
  author={John A. Locke and Annette MacKay Rossignol and Craig Boyle and John F. Burke},
  journal={Public health reports},
  year={1986},
  volume={101 4},
  pages={389-95}
}
To assess the usefulness of routinely collected socioeconomic variables from the U.S. census in predicting burn incidence rates, burn rates and 25 socioeconomic variables were analyzed at the level of census tracts for the Boston Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area. The burn rates were based on data collected during the National Burn Demonstration Project and consisted of patients who sustained burns between July 1, 1978, and June 30, 1979, and who required inhospital care. Analysis of the… CONTINUE READING