Trends in injuries among children and youth up to year 2009
This topical information brings statistics on injuries among children and young persons (aged 0–19) in 2006–2009 period, which were processed on the basis of ambulatory care activity reports, evidence of National registry of hospitalised persons and on causes of death statistics. At the same time it summarizes the development of relevant indicators since 2000. In 2009 there were 525 803 cases of injury of children and adolescents under 20 years old treated in the surgical ambulances. About 38 thousands cases of injury of persons aged 0–19 years were treated in hospital, in 221 cases injury caused by external cause resulted in death.