A population-based study of repeat hospital admissions due to interpersonal violence for children aged 0-9 years

L.B. Meuleners, A.H. Lee, Delia Hendrie

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Abstract

To assess the magnitude and nature of interpersonal violence resulting in hospitalisation of children and to identify subgroups at risk of repeat hospital admissions, a population-based, retrospective study of all violence hospitalisations in Western Australia for children aged 9 years or less was undertaken, using the 1990–2004 linked data retrieved from the Western Australian Mortality Database and the Hospital Morbidity Data System.Of the 747 patients aged
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)239-244
JournalPaediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology
Volume23
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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