Traffic injury deaths in reproductive age group in Iran
Purpose: To map the socio-demographic pattern of fatal road traffic injuries in reproductive age group in Iran.
Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted from 21 March 2009 till 20 March 2010. All fatal road traffic injury cases were selected from a national register, i.e. Forensic Medicine System.
Results: Mean and standard deviation of age were 37.3 and 20.8 years and the median age was 33.0 years. Male-to-female ratio was 5.2. Most fatal road traffic injuries occured among car occupants.
Conclusions: The majority of the fatal RTIs at reproductive age group are among car occupants rather than vulnerable road users.
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