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Journal:   JOURNAL OF SAFETY PROMOTION AND INJURY PREVENTION   WINTER 2016 , Volume 3 , Number 4; Page(s) 257 To 262.
 
Paper: 

AN EPIDEMIOLOGY STUDY OF ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS RESULTING IN DEATH: IN LORESTAN PROVINCE IN 2012

 
 
Author(s):  DAVOODI F., HASHEMI NAZARI S.S.*, GHADIRZADEH M.R.
 
* SAFETY PROMOTION AND INJURY PREVENTION RESEARCH CENTER, SHAHID BEHESHTI UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, TEHRAN, IRAN
 
Abstract: 

Background and Objectives: Road traffic injuries are a major cause of death and disability globally. This study is done to investigate the epidemiology of fatal road traffic accidents in the Lorestan province in 2012 according to Legal Medicine findings.
Materials and Methods: This study was a cross-sectional. In this epidemiologic study of fatal accidents in Lorestan province، we estimated the mortality rate, standardized mortality rate, mortality rate per month, level of education, gender, age groups , marital status and number of road traffic per month. We also investigated the distribution of deaths according to different variables using data collected by the Legal Medicine Organization from fatal road accidents during April 2012 and March 2012. Data were analyzed using statistical software Stata11.
Results: The results showed that In the year 2012, 553 people have died due to traffic accidents in Lorestan province. The age-standardized incidence rate was 33.2 per 100000 people. Most victims were men (87.37%), and married people (65.94 %). The highest frequency was (13.61%) for the age group 20-25 years. Age average of the victims was 20.67
±36.74 years. Most victims died in place of the accident and because of brain injury.
Conclusion: According to the high incidence rate due to road traffic injury in province to it is recommended appropriate measures should be done by the related authorities.

 
Keyword(s): EPIDEMIOLOGY, ROAD TRAFFIC INJURIES, LORESTAN
 
 
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APA: Copy

DAVOODI, F., & HASHEMI NAZARI, S., & GHADIRZADEH, M. (2016). AN EPIDEMIOLOGY STUDY OF ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS RESULTING IN DEATH: IN LORESTAN PROVINCE IN 2012. JOURNAL OF SAFETY PROMOTION AND INJURY PREVENTION, 3(4), 257-262. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=509426



Vancouver: Copy

DAVOODI F., HASHEMI NAZARI S.S., GHADIRZADEH M.R.. AN EPIDEMIOLOGY STUDY OF ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS RESULTING IN DEATH: IN LORESTAN PROVINCE IN 2012. JOURNAL OF SAFETY PROMOTION AND INJURY PREVENTION. 2016 [cited 2021July29];3(4):257-262. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=509426



IEEE: Copy

DAVOODI, F., HASHEMI NAZARI, S., GHADIRZADEH, M., 2016. AN EPIDEMIOLOGY STUDY OF ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS RESULTING IN DEATH: IN LORESTAN PROVINCE IN 2012. JOURNAL OF SAFETY PROMOTION AND INJURY PREVENTION, [online] 3(4), pp.257-262. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=509426.



 
 
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