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Morbidity and mortality from road injuries: results from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017

Spencer L James, Lydia R Lucchesi, Catherine Bisignano, Chris D Castle, Zachary Dingels, Jack T Fox, Erin B Hamilton, Zichen Liu, Darrah McCracken, Molly R Nixon, Dillon O Sylte, Nicholas LS Roberts, Oladimeji M Adebayo, Teamur Aghamolaei, Suliman A Alghnam, Syed Mohamed Aljunid, Amir Almasi-Hashiani, Alaa Badawi, Masoud Behzadifar, Meysam Behzadifar Show all

Injury Prevention | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2020


BACKGROUND: The global burden of road injuries is known to follow complex geographical, temporal and demographic patterns. While health loss from road injuries is a major topic of global importance, there has been no recent comprehensive assessment that includes estimates for every age group, sex and country over recent years. METHODS: We used results from the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2017 study to report incidence, prevalence, years lived with disability, deaths, years of life lost and disability-adjusted life years for all locations in the GBD 2017 hierarchy from 1990 to 2017 for road injuries. Second, we measured mortality-to-incidence ratios by location. Third, we assessed the dist..

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