Factors affecting the likelihood of reporting road crashes resulting in medical treatment to the police.

@article{Loo2007FactorsAT,
  title={Factors affecting the likelihood of reporting road crashes resulting in medical treatment to the police.},
  author={Becky P. Y. Loo and Kwok Leung Tsui},
  journal={Injury prevention : journal of the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention},
  year={2007},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={
          186-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVE This paper aims to determine the percentage of road crashes resulting in injuries requiring hospital care that are reported to the police and to identify factors associated with reporting such crashes to the police. DESIGN The data of one of two hospitals in the Road Casualty Information System were matched with the police's Traffic Accident Database System. Factors affecting the police-reporting rate were examined at two levels: the different reporting rates among subgroups… CONTINUE READING

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