Evaluation of injury-related under-five mortality in Turkey between 2014-2017


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Çaylan N., Yalçın S. S. , Tezel B., Aydın Ş., Özen Ö., Şengelen M., ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.63, no.1, pp.37-47, 2021 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 63 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.24953/turkjped.2021.01.005
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, Scopus, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.37-47
  • Keywords: injury, mortality, under-five, children, Turkey, CHILD, ACCIDENTS

Abstract

Background. Injury is the most common cause of preventable morbidity and mortality among children. The aim of this study was to determine the epidemiological characteristics and trends of injury-related mortality in children under five and to provide evidence for future preventive strategies.