Methods for developing country level estimates of the incidence of deaths and non-fatal injuries from road traffic crashes.

@article{Bhalla2009MethodsFD,
  title={Methods for developing country level estimates of the incidence of deaths and non-fatal injuries from road traffic crashes.},
  author={Kavi Bhalla and Saeid Shahraz and David H Bartels and Jerry Puthenpurakal Abraham},
  journal={International journal of injury control and safety promotion},
  year={2009},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={239-48}
}
The estimates of the incidence of deaths and non-fatal injuries from road traffic crashes are essential inputs for prioritising national health and transport policies. This article sketches a methodology for assembling such estimates at the country level by piecing together data from a wide array of sources that include death registers, hospital records, funeral records, health surveys and police reports. Using examples of the types of data sources available in four developing countries (Iran… CONTINUE READING

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