What are the racial predilections of electrical injuries?

Updated: Mar 09, 2020
  • Author: Tracy A Cushing, MD, MPH, FACEP, FAWM; Chief Editor: Joe Alcock, MD, MS  more...
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Answer

No racial susceptibility to electrical burns exists. Occupational trends indicate that tradespeople in high-risk occupations are disproportionately white; therefore, this group may be more likely than other races in the United States to experience occupation-related electrical injuries.


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