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Analysis of 585 burn patients hospitalized over a 6-year period. Part I: Demographic comparison with the population of origin.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3768749     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
There has been a large number of studies on the epidemiology, aetiology and demography of burn injury. However, no previous study has been able to compare the burn population with detailed data on the general population from which it derived. Data on the Standard Metropolitan Area (SMSA) of San Diego provided by the US Census Reports of 1970 and 1980 have made this possible. In this paper we have examined age, sex, ethnic origin, level of education, gross family income and occupation in a population of 585 burn patients taken from this SMSA.
Authors:
D F Darko; T L Wachtel; H W Ward; H A Frank
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Burns, including thermal injury     Volume:  12     ISSN:  -     ISO Abbreviation:  Burns Incl Therm Inj     Publication Date:  1986 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-12-18     Completed Date:  1986-12-18     Revised Date:  2014-07-22    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7512054     Medline TA:  Burns Incl Therm Inj     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  384-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Accidents, Occupational
Adult
Age Factors
Aged
Burns / epidemiology*,  etiology
California
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Risk
Sex Factors
Socioeconomic Factors
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
240-77-0158//PHS HHS

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