Accidents: Risk Factors, Health Outcomes and Safety Measures by Carlo Giacomo Prato

By Carlo Giacomo Prato

This ebook emerges from the curiosity in enriching the physique of data approximately twist of fate features, studying future health results and presenting measures to beat societal and financial effects of injuries. Contributions from assorted disciplines compose a set that gives solutions to favorite questions from a number of views. the 3 elements of the publication supply a entire evaluate of the hot state-of-the-practice wisdom approximately twist of fate features, danger components, outcomes and safeguard interventions. Combining wisdom from either highway and occupational safeguard, and increasing via quite a few disciplines equivalent to engineering, economics, drugs, and information, this assortment stimulates readers in searching for stronger recommendations to defense difficulties which are a huge risk to human lifestyles and value thousands to our society.

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Accidents: Risk Factors, Health Outcomes and Safety Measures

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E. accident with material damage as well as injury and fatal accidents, as well as the probability of the driver being injured or killed in an accident. Logistic regression was applied to both motorcyclists and car drivers with the purpose of estimating the odds ratio with the car drivers as the control group. The * Corresponding author: Allan Lyckegaard. dk. 34 Allan Lyckegaard, Morten N. Olesen and Tove Hels available data for the regression consisted of accident and injury data for motorcyclists and car owners in the period of interest (2002-2007) as well the social and demographic parameters: age, gender, income, educational level and family status.

3. Risk-Taking According to the Layout The results of various studies presented in this chapter indicate that although the road factor does not seem to be considered as one which restricts the mobility of elderly pedestrians in Paris, public space plays an important role in the quality of their mobility. Indeed, for elderly pedestrians, the respect of this public space by all road users is a very important concept, if not essential, making them victims of road safety. Having difficulty in Elderly Pedestrians in Dense Urban Areas 31 managing complex situations, elderly pedestrians tend to leave this management to other road users.

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