A comparison of hospital admissions data and official government statistics of serious traffic accident injuries.

Abstract

Two sources of New Zealand statistics on serious traffic accident injuries were compared for the period 1973-82. The official statistics based on Ministry of Transport reports showed consistently lower figures than the supposedly comparable hospital admission statistics from the Department of Health. The reporting ratio in the official statistics had… (More)

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@article{Morrison1987ACO, title={A comparison of hospital admissions data and official government statistics of serious traffic accident injuries.}, author={Patricia Morrison and Tord Kjellstrom}, journal={The New Zealand medical journal}, year={1987}, volume={100 830}, pages={517-20} }