Phil B.FontanarosaMD, Deputy EditorIndividualAuthorMargaret A.WinkerMD, Deputy EditorIndividualAuthorStephen J.LurieMD, PhD, Fishbein FellowIndividualAuthor
To the Editor: The article by Dr Herman-Giddens
and colleagues1 contributes to the literature
on the scope of the child abuse problem by providing an estimate of underreporting
in vital statistics. Similar studies2 provide
estimates of reliability for other causes of death.
Rosenberg HM, Freedman MA. Accurate Ascertainment of Child-Abuse Mortality. JAMA. 2000;283(3):337–338. doi:10-1001/pubs.JAMA-ISSN-0098-7484-283-3-jac90010
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