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Epidemiology of incidents and accidents registered in Dayyer, Bushehr province, Iran (2015)

(2018) Epidemiology of incidents and accidents registered in Dayyer, Bushehr province, Iran (2015). Journal of Occupational Health and Epidemiology. pp. 44-52. ISSN 2251-8096

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Abstract

Background: Awareness of the overall status of incidents and accidents and also the relevant causes can be extremely fruitful in preventing them. Therefore, this study aimed to investigate the epidemiology of incidents and accidents in Dayyer, Province of Bushehr, Iran. Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted on 838 incident cases obtained from the registered data from the accidents and incidents registry of Dayyer health care system in 2015. The data were collected using a checklist. Then, the data were analyzed using descriptive (prevalence and percentage) and inferential (chi-square test and t-test) statistics. Results: Out of 838 registered incident cases, the overall rate of incidents was 15.1 in 1000 individuals; the rates among men and women were 22.6 and 7.3 in 1000, respectively. The highest rate belonged to men (n = 637; 76.0) and the age range of 20-29 years (n = 201; 24.0). The highest rate of accidents has been reported in urban regions (n = 661; 78.9) which occurred at home (n = 340; 40.6) and in autumn (n = 236; 28.2). The highest rate of incidents belonged to trauma (25.4), motorcycle crash (22.6), and snakebite and scorpion sting (13.4). Conclusions: The highest occurrence rates of incidents and accidents were observed among men and the young compared to other groups in Dayyer. Thus, it is necessary that the appropriate programs be prepared for the public, particularly the young, via mass media regarding observing traffic codes and helping self-protection.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Incidence,Accidents,Incidents,Epidemiology,Iran,
Divisions: Research Vice-Chancellor Department > Journal of Occupational Health and Epidemiology
Page Range: pp. 44-52
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Occupational Health and Epidemiology
Journal Index: ISC
Volume: 7
Number: 1
Publisher: Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.29252/johe.7.1.44
ISSN: 2251-8096
Depositing User: خانم طاهره علی محمدی
URI: http://eprints.rums.ac.ir/id/eprint/36

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