THE CONSEQUENCES AND COSTS OF CHILD ACCIDENTS IN HAMBURG IN 1977

UNFALLFOLGEN UND UNFALLFOLGEKOSTEN VON KINDERUNFAELLEN 1977 IN HAMBURG

THE AIM IS TO OBTAIN INFORMATION FOR THE FIRST TIME ON THE CONSEQUENCES OF ACCIDENTS TO CHILDREN IN URBAN TRAFFIC AND THE COSTS OF THESE CONSEQUENCES. METHOD - WRITTEN QUESTIONING OF PARENTS AS TO TYPE AND SCOPE OF INJURY, NECESSARY TREATMENT AND CARE, AND TYPE AND SCOPE OF PERMANENT DAMAGE AND DECREASE IN EARNING CAPACITY. THESE DATA WILL FORM THE BASIS FOR ESTIMATING THE COSTS OF THE CONSEQUENCES OF ACCIDENTS.