Drowning Rates Declining for Kids


A large data analysis indicates that the estimated annual incidence rate of pediatric hospitalizations associated with drowning declined by almost half between 1993 and 2008.

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Source: Adapted from: Bowman S, et al. Trends in US Pediatric Drowning Hospitalizations, 1993-2008. Pediatrics. 2012, Jan 16 [Epub ahead of print]. Available at

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