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Emergency department admissions of children for sexual abuse

JAMA Pediatrics

What The Study Did: This study analyzed emergency department admissions of children for sexual abuse between 2010 and 2016 using a nationwide database of emergency visits and U.S. Census Bureau data.

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Authors: Jesse J. Helton, Ph.D., of St. Louis University in Missouri, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2019.3988)

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