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Epidemiology of road traffic crashes in Ilam Province, Iran, 2009-2013

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(2020) Epidemiology of road traffic crashes in Ilam Province, Iran, 2009-2013. BMC Research Notes. p. 517. ISSN 1756-0500 (Electronic) 1756-0500 (Linking)

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Official URL: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/33168075

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Road traffic crashes (RTCs) are major public health challenges of world health systems, and the main leading cause of death in children and young adults aged 5 to 29 years. This study aimed to assess the epidemiology of RTCs in Ilam, Iran. RESULTS: The total mortality rate due to RTCs has been increasing every year. There was a statistically significant relationship between age/sex and death or injury from RTCs in pedestrians, drivers, and passengers (p < 0.05). There was a significant relationship between the part of body trauma and RTCs in pedestrians (p < 0.001). Furthermore, a significant relationship was found between the type of vehicle and using seat belt with RTCs in drivers and passengers (p = 0.000).

Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsEmail
Mansouri Jalilian, M.UNSPECIFIED
Safarpour, H.UNSPECIFIED
Bazyar, J.UNSPECIFIED
Safi-Keykaleh, M.UNSPECIFIED
Farahi-Ashtiani, I.UNSPECIFIED
Khorshidi, A.UNSPECIFIED
Keywords: Accident Risk factors Road safety Road traffic injury Trauma Vehicle
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Page Range: p. 517
Journal or Publication Title: BMC Research Notes
Journal Index: Pubmed
Volume: 13
Number: 1
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1186/s13104-020-05366-x
ISSN: 1756-0500 (Electronic) 1756-0500 (Linking)
Depositing User: مهندس مهدی شریفی
URI: http://eprints.medilam.ac.ir/id/eprint/3253

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