Trends in motor vehicle traffic fatalities among Hispanics, non-Hispanic whites and American Indians in New Mexico, 1958-1990.

@article{Schiff1996TrendsIM,
  title={Trends in motor vehicle traffic fatalities among Hispanics, non-Hispanic whites and American Indians in New Mexico, 1958-1990.},
  author={Maurice Schiff and Torsten C. Becker},
  journal={Ethnicity & health},
  year={1996},
  volume={1 3},
  pages={283-91}
}
OBJECTIVE New Mexico has had the highest motor vehicle fatality rate in the nation for many years. Our objective was to examine ethnic differences and trends in motor vehicle fatality rates. DESIGN Using death certificate data from the New Mexico Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics, we compiled age-adjusted motor vehicle-related mortality rates from 1958-1990 among the three major ethnic groups in New Mexico--Hispanics, white non-Hispanics and American Indians. RESULTS Over the 33… CONTINUE READING

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