Fewer children require hospitalization following drowning-related incidents

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Fewer children required hospitalization following a drowning incident over the last two decades, according to a new study. According to the study, pediatric hospitalizations from drowning-related incidents declined 51 percent from 1993 to 2008. The rates declined significantly for all ages and for both genders, although drowning-related hospitalizations remained higher for boys at every age.