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Trafikskador 1998-2005 enligt patientstatistik
Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute.
2008 (Swedish)Report (Other academic)Alternative title
Traffic injuries 1998-2005, according to patient statistics (English)
Abstract [sv]

It has been known for a long time that many traffic accidents are not known to the police, but are dealt with by the health service. Because of this, the official statistics concerning persons injured in traffic, which are based on accidents known to the police, are misleading. In this study, data from the hospital records of the Swedish Board of Health and Welfare concerning treatment events terminated during the period 1998-2005 were therefore examined. On average, more than 12,100 people were annually treated in hospital because of road traffic accidents over the period 1998-2005. The level is slightly higher in the years after the turn of the century.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Linköping: VTI., VTI rapport 615 , 2008. , 62 p.
VTI rapport, ISSN 0347-6030
Keyword [en]
Injury, Accident rate, Statistics, Hospital, Road user, Vehicle occupant, Motorcyclist, Cyclist, Pedestrian, Age, Region, Fracture
Research subject
Road: Traffic safety and accidents, Road: Accident statistics
URN: urn:nbn:se:vti:diva-6473OAI: diva2:675352
Available from: 2013-12-03 Created: 2013-12-03 Last updated: 2013-12-03

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