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[survey of personal injuries caused by dogs and cats in umeå. walking the dog was the activity most often related to injury].injuries due to interaction with dogs and cats are not uncommon, and constituted 1.4% of all injuries in an unselected policlinical and inpatient material. this material was collected from a population of 135,000 people in northern sweden, and during 2 years 280 patients with injuries related to these domestic animals were found (ndogs = 212, ncats = 68). the injuries were in most cases caused by bites and by falls. the former were more common among men, the latter more common among women and re ...200211887713
injuries caused by animals.injuries caused by animals and treated at the university hospital of umeå were analysed. dogs caused nearly one-half of the injuries, while horses caused one-third of the injuries and the highest number of fractures. the 'cost' of treatment and sickness benefit was fairly evenly distributed between horse-, cattle-, and dog-related injuries. the average 'cost' per injured person was, however, highest in those injured in cattle accidents and moose-car collisions. the impact of animal-related injur ...19911937726
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