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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Main Authors: Rammell Eric Martinez, John Juliard Go, Jonathan Guevarra
Format: Article
Published: World Health Organization Regional Office for the Western Pacific 2016-11-01
Series:Western Pacific Surveillance and Response
Online Access:http://ojs.wpro.who.int/ojs/index.php/wpsar/article/view/448/716