Volume 13, Issue 27 (Summer 2001)                   IJN 2001, 13(27): 7-10 | Back to browse issues page

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Abbasi Marani, F, Mirzaee, B, Marbaghi, A, Haghani, H. COMPARATIVE STUDY OF TYPE OF ACCIDENTS IN RURAL AND URBAN INJURED CHILDREN. IJN. 2001; 13 (27) :7-10
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  Background : Coincident with health promotion and medical science improvement, the incidence of infectous disease declined but the accidents still remain as a universal problem and one of most important danger to children's health.

  Objective : To determine the type of accidents, their cases, time and place of occurrence in rural and urban children, in central state of Iran.

  Design : This was a comparative study. Data explained accidents happened for children in urban and rural areas and then compared.

  Samples : 560 urban injured child of age 1-12 and 300 rural injured child participated in study.

  Results : The finding indicated that the predominant accident were burn, poisoning, fractures, wounds and falls. In comp airing two population, fracture was predominant accident in urban and wounds were predominant in rural areas.

  Conclusion : Research findings suggest, community education about accident's risk factors. Further research is recommended to find out the specific risk factors.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: nursing
Received: 2007/11/12 | Published: 2001/07/15

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