Unintentional non-fatal home-related injuries in Central Anatolia, Turkey: Frequencies, characteristics, and outcomes


ALPTEKIN F., USKUN E. , KİŞİOĞLU A. N. , ÖZTÜRK M.

INJURY-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF THE CARE OF THE INJURED, vol.39, no.5, pp.535-546, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.injury.2007.02.042
  • Title of Journal : INJURY-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF THE CARE OF THE INJURED
  • Page Numbers: pp.535-546

Abstract

Injuries constitute a major public health problem worldwide. Homes are an important setting for non-fatal. unintentional injuries. The aim of this study is to determine the frequency, the characteristics, and the outcome of unintentional non-fatal injuries in the household, and to describe the related risk factors through a community-based survey.