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Epidemiologie nejčastějších úrazů v brněnském souboru studie ELSPAC

Title in English Epidemiology of most frequent injuries in the Brno group from the study ELSPAC


Year of publication 2007
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Prevence úrazů, otrav a násilí
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Medicine

Field Public health care, social medicine
Keywords epidemiological study; rate of injuries; prevalence of injuries; sex ratio; severity of injuries; structure of care
Description The goal of this paper is to map the accidental morbidity by studying its current existing prevalence. Standard statistical procedures are used for processing data on injuries obtained from the health personal history in the questionnaires used in the ELSPAC project. Respondents presented information whether or not they had injuries of the head, fractures of proximal or distal extremity or serious cuts, it they were drowning, strongly scalded, burnt or overdosed with a medicine. The prevalence of injuries in the group including both genders decreased in the above mentioned order. Considerably more men were involved in injuries compared to women.
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