DROWNING--A MAJOR BUT NEGLECTED CHILD HEALTH PROBLEM IN RURAL BANGLADESH: IMPLICATIONS FOR LOW INCOME COUNTRIES
This study was intended to estimate the magnitude and explore the determinants of childhood drowning in rural Bangladesh. A cross-sectional survey as well as a population-based case - control study was conducted. By multistage cluster sampling 51 147 children aged 1 - 4 years were identified from 108 827 rural households.
CHILD SUPERVISION PRACTICES FOR DROWNING PREVENTION IN RURAL BANGLADESH: A PILOT STUDY OF SUPERVISION TOOLS
Injuries are an increasing child health concern and have become a leading cause of child mortality in the 1-4 years age group in many developing countries, including Bangladesh.
Ước tính có khoảng 372,000 người tử vong do đuối nước hàng năm trên thế giới, và đưa đuối nước trở thành nguyên nhân đứng thứ 3 gây ra tử vong do tai nạn thương tích không chủ đích. Đặc biệt hơn 90% các trường hợp tử vong do đuối nước xảy ra ở các nước có thu nhập thấp và trung bình.
Although water-related fatality rates have changed over time, the epidemiology of drowning in Canada has not recently been examined. In spite of the evidence supporting varying drowning death rates by age, information on how characteristics of drowning incidents differ by age group remains limited. The primary objective of this study was to examine the epidemiology of drowning in Canada. A secondary objective was to describe the characteristics of these drowning incidents as they vary by age group.
This study describe unintentional drowning deaths in rivers, creeks and streams (rivers) in Australia and identify risk factors to inform prevention.