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February 12, 2003

Injury-Related Deaths Among Finnish Children, 1971-2001

Author Affiliations

Letters Section Editor: Stephen J. Lurie, MD, PhD, Senior Editor.

JAMA. 2003;289(6):702-703. doi:10.1001/jama.289.6.702

To the Editor: Injuries are a major public health problem worldwide, and are by far the leading cause of death and disability for children from early childhood through adolescence.1-4 We sought to explore temporal trends in the incidence of traumatic death among children in Finland.