Injury mortality and socioeconomic development: An exploratory analysis

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Abstract

Injury mortality is commonly viewed as a 'disease of development'-a viewpoint which may well be incorrect. This exploratory study found no relationship between reported injury mortality rates and per capita gross national product for 46 developing and industrialized countries; the highest rates reported were all from developing or transitional nations. Greater attention should be given to injuries as a cause of death and disability in developing countries.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)540-543
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Journal of Epidemiology
Volume15
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1986

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Physiology (medical)
  • Reproductive Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Epidemiology

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