ISSN:1306-7877

EVALUATION OF DEATHS CAUSED BY ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN RELATION TO AGE / POPULATION


Traffic accidents and deaths /injuries reason of that accidents are one of the most important health problems in the world as Turkey. It is indicated at Road Safety Annual Report 2015 of World Health Organisation that more than 1.2 million deaths and about 50 million injuries are occured at road traffic accidents every year. In this study, in 36 countries including Turkey, the distribution of deaths caused by traffic accidents according to ages was analyzed by associating with distribution of population based on age parameter and death coefficients were determined in this way. Analysis was established based on four main categories which are children, young, adult and elderly deaths. The results of the study are compared and evaluated on country basis.


Keywords


Traffic accident,Age, Population

Author : seda hatipoğlu
Number of pages: 278-288
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29228/tbd.2007.25.4259
Full text:
Toplum Bilimleri Dergisi
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