:: Volume 24, Issue 4 (11-2016) ::
Journal of Ilam University of Medical Sciences 2016, 24(4): 53-60 Back to browse issues page
Association Human Factors Related to Car Crash Leading to Death of Ilam Province in 2012
Marzyeh Mansoori jalilian1 , Ali Delpisheh * 2, Ali Khourshidi3 , Kourosh Sayehmiri4
1- Dept of Epidemiology, Faculty of Public Health, Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Ilam, Iran
2- Dept of Epidemiology, Faculty of Public Health, Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Ilam, Iran , alidelpisheh@yahoo.com
3- Research Center to Promote Safety and Prevent Injuries, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran,Iran
4- Prevention of Psychosocial Injuries Research Centre, Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Ilam, Iran
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Introduction: Traffic accidents are the second cause of death and injury and the first cause of loss of life in Iran. This study was done to recognize the relation between human Attributes and traffic events of the drivers of Ilam.

Maerials & methods: Data on traffic accidents Ilam Province during study (cross-sectional) with census method, in a one-year period (2012) were analyzed. These data were collected depending upon com form 114 and traffic experts in the accident scene. Data were entered in spss software. Statistical analyses were done by T-test, Chi-square test and logistic regression.

Findings: From 3746 traffic accidents were studied, 3317 were men (88.5%) and 107 people were women (2.9%). The average age of the drivers was (33.63±10. 83). The highest age group was between group was 21 to 30 and the minimum age group was between ages 71 to 80 years old. there was a significant statistic relation between driver’s occupation, , driver’s education, and safety belt use, violation of traffic regulation, and deaths from traffic events (P=0.001). The adjusted odds ratio for traffic accidents resulting in death or injury in the non-use of seat belts 4.70 times higher than safety belt use and traffic accidents resulting in death or injury to the adjusted odds ratio of 2.9 times higher than seen driving license was the basis of a license(p<0.05).

Discusion & conclusion: training of drivers and requiring them to legality and safety belt use can play important roles in adjusting death and injuries caused traffic accidents. 

Keywords: Traffic incidents, Injury, Ilam
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: immunology
Received: 2015/07/7 | Accepted: 2015/10/25 | Published: 2016/11/5

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