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Journal:   KNOWLEDGE AND HEALTH   SUMMER 2010 , Volume 5 , Number SIXTH IRANIAN CONGRESS OF EPIDEMIOLOGY; Page(s) 0 To 0.
 
Paper: 

SNICKERSNEE VIOLENCE: A BEHAVIOR-RELATED HEALTH PROBLEM FOR YOUTH PEOPLE

 
 
Author(s):  GOODARZ GH., SHAKER S., KHOSRAVI N., POURYOUSEF M.
 
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Abstract: 

Introduction: Assault should be seen as a public health issue, and not simply a criminal justice issue. No country or community is untouched by violence. It is among the leading causes of death for people aged 15-44 years worldwide. Each year, more than 1.6 million people worldwide lose their lives to violence. The purpose of this study was to describe the epidemiology of assaults involving a stabbing in Urmia.
Methods: In this cross sectional study that conducted over a 1 year period, used of information recorded on victims of violent assault using a knife, who attended the Accident and Emergency departments of 3 general Hospitals of Urmia. Descriptive statistical methods and chi square test were used for statistical analyses.
Results: During 1 year 703 victims of assault involving stabbing were identified (95% were male).Seasonally, In fall season, the most violent assault cases occurred between the hours of 13-15 and 19-21. Mostly, they were at the age groups of <18 and 19-28. Regarding marital status, there is different situation for males and females as at males singles were more vulnerable than married OR = 3.97 (1.63, 10.59) P value 0.0005, but single females were less vulnerable than married OR = 0.25 (0.09, 0.61) P value 0.0005. The commonest site of injury was upper limbs (34.5%). The case fatality rate following assault with a knife was 5.69 per 1000 victims (4/703).
Conclusion: The fall season is launching time of schools and educational centers and regard to most victims' age groups in this season were<18 and 19-28 so that mostly attended at the hours of 13-15 and 19-21 (lockup times of these centers), it sound the students and collegians to be high risk groups followed by violent assault with a knife in community.

 
Keyword(s): VIOLENCE, STABBING, EPIDEMIOLOGY, ASSAULT, URMIA
 
 
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GOODARZ, G., & SHAKER, S., & KHOSRAVI, N., & POURYOUSEF, M. (2010). SNICKERSNEE VIOLENCE: A BEHAVIOR-RELATED HEALTH PROBLEM FOR YOUTH PEOPLE. KNOWLEDGE AND HEALTH, 5(SIXTH IRANIAN CONGRESS OF EPIDEMIOLOGY), 0-0. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=191985



Vancouver: Copy

GOODARZ GH., SHAKER S., KHOSRAVI N., POURYOUSEF M.. SNICKERSNEE VIOLENCE: A BEHAVIOR-RELATED HEALTH PROBLEM FOR YOUTH PEOPLE. KNOWLEDGE AND HEALTH. 2010 [cited 2021July27];5(SIXTH IRANIAN CONGRESS OF EPIDEMIOLOGY):0-0. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=191985



IEEE: Copy

GOODARZ, G., SHAKER, S., KHOSRAVI, N., POURYOUSEF, M., 2010. SNICKERSNEE VIOLENCE: A BEHAVIOR-RELATED HEALTH PROBLEM FOR YOUTH PEOPLE. KNOWLEDGE AND HEALTH, [online] 5(SIXTH IRANIAN CONGRESS OF EPIDEMIOLOGY), pp.0-0. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=191985.



 
 
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