The Trend of Epidemiological Investigation of the Accidents and Injuries in 2014 for the City of Saqez

Massuod Mohammadi--- Department of Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran,
Morteza Mohammadzadeh--- Department of Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran,
Asad Ahmadi--- Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Health, Tabriz University of medical sciences and health services, Tabriz, Iran,
Azimeh Esmaeili--- Accidents and injuries Branch, City health center of Saqez, Kurdistan, Iran

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Background and Objectives: Accidents have been recognized as one of leading social issues in recent times. The objective of this study was to survey the detailed data on accidents and injuries in the City of Saqez for categorizing the accidents and providing necessary information for policymakers.

Materials and Methods: This crosssectional study in which health Information was received from the Iranian Accident Network in the 2014 for the city of Saqes. All information was used anonymously for ethical purposes. Data were analyzed by R software for statistical analysis of the non-parametric regression of local LOESS, polynomial regression and multi-sample test.

Results: The male population, had the highest incident rate 73%, the highest rate 33% of incidents rural area and 45% of the varieties of the accident were observed according to the chi-square test at all options in terms of the levels were significantly different (P <0.05). The frequency of accidents in the rural areas outside of the city after the fifth month of the year, had a reduced pattern of 16% per month. While the frequency of accidents in the urban areas after fifth month was not statistically significantly different than the rural area (P >0.05).

Conclusion: According to the results of this study, prevention programs for a defined target group of men with the focus on the accident prevention through training were recommended.

 

How to cite this article:

Mohammadi M, Mohammadzadeh M, Ahmadi A, Esmaeili A. The Trend of pidemiological Investigation of Accidents and Injuries Categorical Data in the City of Saqez in 2014. J Saf Promot Inj Prev. 2017; 5(1):43-50.

 

 


Keywords


Epidemiology, accidents, incidents, regression, urban, rural

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