Volume : VIII, Issue : IX, September - 2018

A study of demographic data in electrocution deaths in Kamrup, Assam

Dr. Rituraj Chaliha

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Electrical injuries are responsible for considerable morbidity and mortality in our country especially in our regions. The present study has been carried out to study the incidence of electrocution deaths in Kamrup, Assam and study the demographic data of the victims.Cases were collected from autopsy cases in Department of Forensic Medicine, GMCH. Total number of cases was 36.Most of the cases were male. The most commonly involved age group was 31–40 followed by 21–30 years. Most of the cases occurred in the summer season and caused by high tension wires. The morbidity and mortality can be reduced by educating the people and the use of protective measures must be made compulsory to the workers especially employees of electric department.

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Dr. Rituraj Chaliha, A study of demographic data in electrocution deaths in Kamrup, Assam, INDIAN JOURNAL OF APPLIED RESEARCH : Volume-8 | Issue-9 | September-2018


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