Accidental poisoning in children in Jaipur (Rajasthan)
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The study includes data of 80 cases of chemical poisoning in children under 12 years of age.
78.7% of all the poisonings occurred between 0–3 years, of which the maximum incidence (59.7%) was encountered between 1–3 years.
Males were predominantly affected.
Household substances were responsible for the maximum number of cases (73.7%) in which kerosene oil was the chief offender (55%).
KeywordsCaustic Soda Copper Sulphate Accidental Poisoning Maximum Incidence Chemical Poisoning
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