Emergency Department Admissions of Children for Sexual Abuse

JAMA Pediatrics

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2019

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What The Study Did: This study analyzed emergency department admissions of children for sexual abuse between 2010 and 2016 using a nationwide database of emergency visits and U.S. Census Bureau data.

Authors: Jesse J. Helton, Ph.D., of St. Louis University in Missouri, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2019.3988)

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