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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- to 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 article 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...

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Publisher copy:
10.1093/heapol/czs134

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
Journal:
Health policy and planning
Volume:
29
Issue:
1
Pages:
67-75
Publication date:
2014-01-05
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EISSN:
1460-2237
ISSN:
0268-1080
URN:
uuid:d2c9bdda-5e2c-494d-927f-b101bc49c8ae
Source identifiers:
375832
Local pid:
pubs:375832
Language:
English
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