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Correspondence
Limitations of travel data for rate computations
  1. Clare E Guse1,
  2. Steven Hargarten2
  1. 1Injury Research Center, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
  2. 2Department of Emergency Medicine, Injury Research Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
  1. Correspondence to Clare E Guse, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA; cguse{at}mcw.edu

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Sherry et al1 investigated the rate of US citizen injury deaths abroad in their recent article ‘Rates of intentionally caused and road crash deaths of US citizens abroad’. They make an admirable attempt to create injury rates, something that is missing from much of the research on US citizen deaths abroad. However, we feel they have failed to adequately inform the reader of data limitations. The statement in the Discussion …

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