What are the sexual 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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Rates of childhood electrical injury are higher among boys than girls [6] ; rates of adult injury are significantly higher in men than in women, likely because of occupational predisposition. Most series show more than 80% of electrical injuries occur in men. [8, 9, 10, 11, 12]


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