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Understanding the causes and consequences of injuries to adolescents growing up in poverty in Ethiopia, Andhra Pradesh (India), Vietnam and Peru : a mixed method study

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The World Health Organization estimates that almost half of all premature deaths among 15-19 year olds can be attributed to injuries with most (95%) fatal injuries occurring in low and middle-income countries. Yet the evidence-base for adolescent injuries in low-income countries is poor. This paper uses a mixed method approach to gain an understanding of patterns, causes and consequences of unintentional injuries among adolescents aged between 14 and 16 years in four low-income country set...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1093/heapol/czs134

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Young Lives
Department:
Oxford, SSD, International Development
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Public Health
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Health Policy and Planning Journal website
Volume:
29
Issue:
1
Pages:
67-75
Publication date:
2014-01-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1460-2237
ISSN:
0268-1080
URN:
uuid:be0aa754-5a54-4ff3-a684-a9d698415014
Local pid:
ora:9250

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