Drug and alcohol use among injured motor vehicle drivers in Sweden: prevalence, driver, crash, and injury characteristics.

@article{Sjgren1997DrugAA,
  title={Drug and alcohol use among injured motor vehicle drivers in Sweden: prevalence, driver, crash, and injury characteristics.},
  author={Harmeet Sj{\"o}gren and Ulf Bj{\"o}rnstig and Anders Eriksson and Ulla Ohman and Artur Solarz},
  journal={Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research},
  year={1997},
  volume={21 6},
  pages={968-73}
}
Injured motor vehicle drivers who were hospitalized (Umeå: n = 130) and fatally injured drivers who were autopsied (Umeå, Northern Sweden: n = 111; Gothenburg, Western Sweden: n = 136) from May 1991 through December 1993 were tested for alcohol and for both licit and illicit drugs. Nineteen percent of the Umeå-hospitalized drivers (UHDs), 26% of the Umeå fatally injured drivers (UFDs), and 21% of the Gothenburg fatally injured drivers (GFDs) tested positive for drugs and/or alcohol. Ten percent… CONTINUE READING