Sociodemographic factors in organophosphate poisonings: a prospective study

Sahin H., Sahin I., Arabaci F.

HUMAN & EXPERIMENTAL TOXICOLOGY, vol.22, no.7, pp.349-353, 2003 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1191/0960327103ht376oa
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.349-353
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: No


The sociodemographic features of organophosphate poisonings (OPPs) in the east Anatolian region of Turkey were investigated in this study. All OPPs admitted to the Emergency Department of Yuzuncu Yil University Medical Faculty Hospital in Turkey from 1 April 1999 to 31 August 2001 were prospectively studied. Data collected included age, gender, education, employment and marital status, socioeconomic levels, time and route of exposure of the toxic agents, treatment before admission, duration of hospitalization and complications.