EPIDEMIOLOGY OF ACCIDENTS

This article examines the different features of accidents which are investigated. It includes all types of accidents, such as labor accidents, transit accidents, and home accidents. In the section on transit accidents, the following aspects are considered to be the most useful aspects investigated: absolute number of accidents; relative numbers-several rates are used (period under study, generally a year, is compared with others; types--the ones considering the total accidents and the ones considering the total casualties); total of registered vehicles; license holder drivers; estimate about the mileage fared; total number of deceases; number of disabling injuries; costs; gravity and frequency trend.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    International Association for Accident and Traffic Medicine

    Huddinge University Hospital Center, Traffic Medicine Center
    Stockholm,   Sweden  141 86
  • Authors:
    • Huettich, R C
  • Publication Date: 1981-12

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 61-64
  • Serial:
    • Journal of traffic medicine
    • Volume: 9
    • Issue Number: 4
    • Publisher: International Association for Accident and Traffic Medicine
    • ISSN: 0345-5564

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00399763
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 31 1985 12:00AM