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Epidemiologia e Serviços de Saúde

versão impressa ISSN 1679-4974versão On-line ISSN 2237-9622

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BIFFE, Carina Rejane Fernandes et al. Epidemiological profile of traffic accidents in Marília, São Paulo State, Brazil, 2012. Epidemiol. Serv. Saúde [online]. 2017, vol.26, n.2, pp.389-398. ISSN 2237-9622.  https://doi.org/10.5123/s1679-49742017000200016.

OBJECTIVE:

to describe the profile of victims of traffic accidents and traffic-related deaths in Marília-SP, Brazil.

METHODS:

this is a descriptive study, based on data from police reports (PR) and Death Certificates (DC), in 2012.

RESULTS:

1,537 PR were gathered; among the 3,257 individuals involved in traffic accidents, 67.3% were men, and 53.3% were between 20-39 years of age; most accidents occurred on road intersections (35.2%), at 8 a.m. (6.8%), 1 p.m. (7.2%) and 7 p.m. (8.1%); motorcycle was the most involved vehicle in the accidents (47.6%); among the 78 deaths reported, 61 were men, 31 were over 50 years old, and 23 were motorcyclists; 32 fatal accidents occurred on highways.

Conclusion:

the main victims and fatal victims of traffic accidents were male motorcyclists; fatal accidents occurred mainly on highways, and the main victims were over 50 years old.

Palavras-chave : Accidents, Traffic; Epidemiology, Descriptive; Morbidity; Mortality.

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