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Death rates (national and by state, presented in maps), hospital admission rates, geographic differences, temporal and historical variations for injuries in general, unintentional injury, suicide, homicide, sports and recreational injury, transport injury, occupational injuries, falls, gunshot injuries, fires, burns, lightning, drowning, asphyxiation, poisoning, motor vehicles (drivers, occupants, pedestrians, and cyclists). The text interprets the graphic and tabular data and includes suggestions for prevention. The Appendix gives sources and detailed tables of rates. Well referenced. Author and subject indexes. This is a valuable and convenient source for otherwise scattered data that are important for policy decisions and program designs.
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The Injury Fact Book. Ann Intern Med. 1992;116:430. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-116-5-430_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1992;116(5):430.
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