Suspicious child female deaths in Great Cairo and Giza during 2011-2012

Title

Suspicious child female deaths in Great Cairo and Giza during 2011-2012

Creator

Kotb NA; Ibrahim SF

Publisher

Journal Of Forensic And Legal Medicine

Date

2014

Description

Childhood mortality is a measure of a nation's health. A statistical analysis on suspicious child female deaths was done in two years period from 1st January 2011 to 31st December 2012. It's incidence was (4%) of all autopsied cases. The adolescent group (16-18 yrs) was highly involved 44 cases (27.5%). The majority of cases were known (82%) and they were from Great Cairo (60%) especially poor areas. Incidences were prevalent in March (15%), indoor (58%) and homicide was main manner in (42.5%) of cases. A relative was the main perpetrator in (50%) of homicidal cases. Wounds were observed in (43%) of cases. The head and neck regions were injured (50%) and signs of abuse were detected in (16%) of the studied cases. These results may be a guide for developing prevention policy.
2014-11

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Type

Journal Article

Citation List Month

Backlog

Pages

25-31

Volume

28

Citation

Kotb NA; Ibrahim SF, “Suspicious child female deaths in Great Cairo and Giza during 2011-2012,” Pediatric Palliative Care Library, accessed October 18, 2021, https://pedpalascnetlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/15048.

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