Trends in admission to hospital for assault in Northern Ireland, 1996/97-2008/09.

@article{Lee2011TrendsIA,
  title={Trends in admission to hospital for assault in Northern Ireland, 1996/97-2008/09.},
  author={Stuart Lee},
  journal={Journal of public health},
  year={2011},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={439-44}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of the study is to investigate in-patient admission trends for assaults in Northern Ireland. Of particular interest was whether trends in the hospital data increased in line with police statistics, or decreased in line with the Northern Ireland Crime Survey, and paramilitary style punishment attacks. METHODS Time-series analysis of Northern Ireland hospital inpatient data, 1 April 1996 until 31 March 2009, obtained from the Northern Ireland Department of Health, Social… CONTINUE READING