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Characteristics of drowning cases in different age and sex groups according to the results of a retrospective study

Data publikacji: 11.01.2024

Problems of Forensic Sciences (Z Zagadnień Nauk Sądowych), 2023, 134, s. 117 - 132

https://doi.org/10.4467/12307483PFS.23.007.19056

Autorzy

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Volodymyr M. Voloshynovych
Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine
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Viktoriia M. Voloshynovych
Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine
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Marian S. Voloshynovych
Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine
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Abstrakt

This article discusses the factors for drowning death such as age and sex. The article provides data from Ukraine, where the mortality rate from drowning is 4.69 per 100,000 population, which ranks it 31st in the world. 

The aim of article focuses on documenting the characteristic of drowning death cases in different age and sex groups in the Ivano-Frankivsk region of Ukraine, where 178 drowning cases were analyzed from 2010 to 2014. Analyzed drowning cases for which autopsies were performed at the Ivano-Frankivsk Autopsy Room from January 1, 2010, through December 31, 2014. 

The article concludes that age and sex are important predictors of drowning and that individualized prevention strategies are needed for different population groups. The data show that drowning mortality was highest among men aged 31 to 40 years (41 of the total 141 cases; 29.07%), and mortality among women was highest among those aged 61 to 70 years (7 of the total 37 cases; 18.92%) and 71 to 80 years (7 of the total 37 cases; 18.92%). The ratio of male to female deaths was almost 4 : 1, with a mortality rate of 79.21% for men and 20.79% for women. The review also identifies an association between alcohol consumption and drowning deaths, suggesting that targeted prevention efforts are needed for high-risk populations, such as young adults and men. The article emphasizes the importance of further research to better understand the underlying factors and develop effective prevention strategies.

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Informacje

Informacje: Problems of Forensic Sciences (Z Zagadnień Nauk Sądowych), 2023, s. 117 - 132

Typ artykułu: Oryginalny artykuł naukowy

Tytuły:

Angielski:

Characteristics of drowning cases in different age and sex groups according to the results of a retrospective study

Autorzy

Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine

Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine

Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine

Publikacja: 11.01.2024

Otrzymano: 26.06.2023

Zaakceptowano: 01.08.2023

Status artykułu: Otwarte __T_UNLOCK

Licencja: CC BY-NC-ND  ikona licencji

Udział procentowy autorów:

Volodymyr M. Voloshynovych (Autor) - 33.33%
Viktoriia M. Voloshynovych (Autor) - 33.33%
Marian S. Voloshynovych (Autor) - 33.33%

Korekty artykułu:

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Języki publikacji:

Angielski, Polski

Liczba wyświetleń: 169

Liczba pobrań: 116

Sugerowane cytowania: Vancouver

Voloshynovych V, Voloshynovych V, Voloshynovych M.

Characteristics of drowning cases in different age and sex groups according to the results of a retrospective study

. Problems of Forensic Sciences (Z Zagadnień Nauk Sądowych). 2024;2023 (134): 117-132