Road injury-related mortality in a medium-sized Brazilian city after some preventive interventions.

@article{Andrade2008RoadIM,
  title={Road injury-related mortality in a medium-sized Brazilian city after some preventive interventions.},
  author={Selma Maffei de Andrade and Darli Ant{\^o}nio Soares and Tiemi Matsuo and Christiane Lopes Barrancos Liberatti and Maria Luiza Hiromi Iwakura},
  journal={Traffic injury prevention},
  year={2008},
  volume={9 5},
  pages={450-5}
}
OBJECTIVE Some measures have been put into practice in Brazil over the last few years, to reduce the mortality due to road traffic-related injuries. The present study had the aim of evaluating the trends and characteristics of mortality due to this cause among the inhabitants of a medium-sized Brazilian city that has good-quality mortality data. METHOD This was a time series study carried out using consolidated data from the Ministry of Health, covering 1994 to 2005. RESULTS The results… CONTINUE READING