Youth injury data in the Canadian Hospitals Injury Reporting and Prevention Program: do they represent the Canadian experience?

@article{Pickett2000YouthID,
  title={Youth injury data in the Canadian Hospitals Injury Reporting and Prevention Program: do they represent the Canadian experience?},
  author={William Pickett and Robert J. Brison and Susan G Mackenzie and Mark Garner and Mary A. King and Tsafrir Greenberg and William F. Boyce},
  journal={Injury prevention : journal of the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention},
  year={2000},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={9-15}
}
OBJECTIVE Injuries to Canadian youth (11-15 years) identified from a population based health survey (World Health Organization-Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children Survey, or WHO-HBSC) were compared with youth injuries from a national, emergency department based surveillance system. Comparisons focused on external causes of injury, and examined whether similar rankings of injury patterns and hence priorities for intervention were identified by the different systems. SETTING The Canadian… CONTINUE READING