Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, March 30th, 2003
According to recent research from the United States, "Computerized mortality data files from the National Center for Health Statistics were analyzed to describe childhood farm drowning from 1986 through 1997. Farm drowning rates were compared to the U.S. unintentional youth drowning rates for the same period."
"The denominator for the calculation of rates was derived from a series of farm youth estimates published by the Bureau of Census," reported N. Adekoya at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "There were 378 childhood farm...
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