Causes and consequences of trauma in Swedish county 1989-1992.


OBJECTIVE To document the occurrence, causes, severity and consequences of accidental injuries over a time period May 1989-May 1992. DESIGN Prospective study. SETTING County of Alingsås, Sweden. SUBJECTS 33,000 inhabitants. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Incidence, age, sex, activity preceding accident, mechanism of trauma, type of injury and injury severity… (More)