The effect of recall on estimation of incidence rates for injury in Ghana.

@article{Mock1999TheEO,
  title={The effect of recall on estimation of incidence rates for injury in Ghana.},
  author={Charles N. Mock and Frederick Acheampong and Sam Adjei and Thomas D. Koepsell},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={1999},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={750-5}
}
BACKGROUND Injury is a major public health problem in many developing countries. Due to limitations of vital registry and health service data, surveys are an important tool to obtain information about injury in these countries. The value of such surveys can be limited by incomplete recall. The most appropriate recall period to use in surveys on injury in developing countries has not been well addressed. METHODS A household survey of injury in Ghana was conducted. Estimated annual non-fatal… CONTINUE READING

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