Table of contents

  • Abstract
  • Background
  • Methods
    • Data sources
      • Deaths data
      • Hospital separations data  
    • Rate calculation
    • Time series
    • Confidence intervals
    • Urban, Rural & Remote  Classification Coding
  • Results
    • Incidence of poisoning of preschool children by medicinal substances
    • Time series trend
    • Demographic features of cases
      • Age and sex
      • Place of residence
      • Type of place of injury
    • Clinical profile
      • Length of stay in hospital
      • Procedures
    • Type of substance
      • Fatalities
      • Hospital separations
  • Discussion
  • References
  • Appendix 1
  • Appendix 2
  • Appendix 3
  • Glossary