Epidemiology of drowning deaths in the Philippines, 1980 to 2011
Drowning kills 372 000 people yearly worldwide and is a serious public health issue in the Philippines. This study aims to determine if the drowning death rates in the Philippine Health Statistics (PHS) reports from 1980 to 2011 were underestimated. A retrospective descriptive study was conducted to...
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World Health Organization Regional Office for the Western Pacific
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