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Inequalities in hospitalized unintentional injury between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children

Moller, Holger; Falster, Kathleen; Ivers, Rebecca; Falster, Michael; Randall, Deborah; Clapham, Kathleen; Jorm, Louisa

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OBJECTIVES: To quantify inequalities in rates of unintentional injury-related hospitalizations between Australian Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children. METHODS: We used linked hospital and mortality data to construct a retrospective whole-of-population birth cohort including 1 124 717 children born in the state of New South Wales, Australia, between July 1, 2000 and December 31, 2012. We adjusted hazard ratios (HRs) of first injury hospitalization for geographic clustering and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/103715
Source: American Journal of Public Health
DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2015.303022

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