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Injury events in residential areas – risk groups and etiological factors for falling, cutting and poisoning
University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
University of Örebro, Sweden.
Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden.
University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
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2016 (English)Conference paper, Oral presentation with published abstract (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

Background: Injury events in homes constitute a major social problem. Falling, cutting and poisoning make up 85 per cent of all injury events in residential areas.

This study is based on a unique data set that includes several million cases of falling, cutting and poisoning in Sweden during the period 1990-2013 which lead to either to death, hospitalisation or to a visit to a health care provider, and a control group randomly selected from the population.

Three riskgroups are given special attention in the analysis: (1) old people, (2) children, (3) persons with disabilities and or long term illnesses.

Methods: Multilevel regression analysis and geographical information systems, GIS.

Results: The results show the probability for each riskgroup to be exposed to each type of injury event, and how this probability varies with place (GIS), previous exposure, type of household, socioeconomic status and type of housing.

Conclusions: The project is ongoing. Our cross-sectorial group has demonstrated the importance of injury epidemiology as a guiding principle in architectural design, particularly for high-risk groups.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
BMJ Publishing Group Ltd, 2016. article id A1–A397
Series
Injury Prevention ; 22 (Suppl 2)
Keywords [en]
injury event, residential environment, risk groups, etiological facotrs, falling, cutting, poisoning, Sweden
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Surgery
Research subject
Surgery
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-158450DOI: 10.1136/injuryprev-2016-042156.956OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-158450DiVA, id: diva2:1307532
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the Safety 2016 World Conference, Tampere, Finland, September 18-21, 2016
Available from: 2019-04-27 Created: 2019-04-27 Last updated: 2019-04-29Bibliographically approved

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