volume 14, issue 1, P12-15 2009
DOI: 10.17986/blm.2009141684
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Ali Eren, Muhammet Mustafa Arslan, Ahmet Hilal, Necmi Çekin

Abstract: SUMMARYThis study was aimed to evaluate and discuss socio-demographic characteristics, frequency and origin of the deaths due to fall from a height in Adana.Records of Public Prosecutor Office and death certificates related 4010 forensic deaths, between 2003-2007, were investigated retrospectively and 315 deaths due to fall from a height taken in the scope of the study. Of all cases, 71.11% were male and the majority was between the 41-50 years. Overwhelming majority (81.59%) of cases were accidental falls wh…

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