20 Dec 2011 | Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee
This publication was produced in collaboration with Water Safety New Zealand. Its objective is to describe the epidemiology of drowning in 0-24 year olds in New Zealand with a view to identifying where appropriate interventions might decrease child and youth mortality.
Unintentional injury is the leading cause of death for 1-24 year olds in New Zealand.
This publication is a description of data from 1980-2002, for 0-24 year olds in New Zealand.