Indian Journal of Community Medicine


Year
: 1991  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 36--38

Changing Spectrum Of Poisoning In Haryana


R.S Yadav1, M.S Punia2, S Yadav3 
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R.S Yadav


This study involved 1504 patients admitted with acute poisoning (985 males and 519 females) with a mean age of 24.5 + -8.3 years, belonging mainly to the rural population (72%) and middle income group (65.8%). Aluminum phosphide was the commonest poison ingested followed by Organ phosphorus, Copper Sulphate and Barbiturates. The overall mortality rate was 36.3% and suicidal intent was present most commonly. The underlying socio- economic factors have been discussed.


How to cite this article:
Yadav R, Punia M, Yadav S. Changing Spectrum Of Poisoning In Haryana.Indian J Community Med 1991;16:36-38


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Yadav R, Punia M, Yadav S. Changing Spectrum Of Poisoning In Haryana. Indian J Community Med [serial online] 1991 [cited 2021 Dec 5 ];16:36-38
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