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Pattern of deaths and injuries in road crashes on three main entrance roads in Kerman, Iran.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20635274     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Road traffic injuries and fatalities are increasing in Kerman, Iran. The study included all road traffic crashes recorded by traffic police forces located in west, northwest and south rural roads between 2005 and 2007 in Kerman city. According to the data, road traffic crashes were the main causes of injuries and deaths in Kerman. The results of this study indicated that significant differences were found between male and the female drivers. Results obtained on the driver's age indicated that higher male crashes were in age groups 26-34 years. Statistical testing of the results at the 5% significant level reveals that rate differences are significant under sunny, foggy, rainy, storm and lighting conditions of driving. The analysis results indicated that a majority of male drivers and only 0.23% of female drivers travelled unbelted while driving on rural roads in Kerman.
Authors:
Ghorbanali Mohammadi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-07-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of injury control and safety promotion     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1745-7319     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101247254     Medline TA:  Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  384-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
a Faculty of Industrial Engineering Department , College of Engineering, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman , 7618891167 , Iran.
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