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Disparities in Under-Five Child Injury Mortality between Developing and Developed Countries: 1990–2013 Yun Huang 1,† , Yue Wu 1,† , David C. Schwebel 2 , Liang Zhou 3 and Guoqing Hu 4, * 1

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Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Xiangya School of Public Health, Central South University, 110 Xiangya Rd., Changsha 410078, China; [email protected] (Y.H.); [email protected] (Y.W.) Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA; [email protected] Department of Social Medicine and Health Management, Xiangya School of Public Health, Central South University, 110 Xiangya Rd., Changsha 410078, China; [email protected] Department of Epidemiology and Health Statistics, Xiangya School of Public Health, Central South University, 110 Xiangya Rd., Changsha 410078, China Correspondence: [email protected]; Tel.: +86-731-8480-5414 These authors contributed equally to this work.

Academic Editors: Ian Pike and Alison Macpherson Received: 5 February 2016; Accepted: 1 March 2016; Published: 7 July 2016

Abstract: Objective: Using estimates from the 2013 Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study, we update evidence on disparities in under-five child injury mortality between developing and developed countries from 1990 to 2013. Methods: Mortality rates were accessed through the online visualization tool by the GBD study 2013 group. We calculated percent change in child injury mortality rates between 1990 and 2013. Data analysis was conducted separately for

Disparities in Under-Five Child Injury Mortality between Developing and Developed Countries: 1990-2013.

Using estimates from the 2013 Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study, we update evidence on disparities in under-five child injury mortality between dev...
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