Volume 14, Issue 4 (paramedical sciences and military health (Winter 2020) 2020)                   Paramedical Sciences and Military Health 2020, 14(4): 10-17 | Back to browse issues page

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Introduction: Trauma and its complications are major problems with the advancement
of science, technology and the industrialization of societies. Moreover, according to WHO
forecasts, accidents will be the second leading of death lonely in all over the world by 2020.
Our country also in terms of statistics of the deadliest road accidents is located in the first place
in the world. Therefore, the current study has been performed for epidemiological survey of
trauma related to traffic accident in injured people referred to Shohada hospital in Ghaen.
Methods and Materials: This retrospective study was performed on all injured people
who referred to Shohada hospital in Ghaen between the years of 2013-2015. Data were
collected with a checklist from patients’ records and they were analyzed through descriptive
and inferential statistics using SPSS software.
Results: From 1555 injured people during the study time, 71.6% were male and 28.4% was
female. The average age of research units was 29.3±18.17. Most of the occurred events were
within the city and they were related to passenger cars. Traffic accidents were more frequent
in summer morning.
Discussion and Conclusion: Traffic accidents are more common in men and youth.
Therefore, planning, preventive measures and culture building in community should be
performed to reduce the incidence of traffic accidents in this group.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: full articles
Received: 2020/02/26 | Accepted: 2020/06/15 | Published: 2020/02/20