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Reductions in transport mortality in Australia: Evidence of a public health success

Walls, Helen; Curtis, Andrea J; Stevenson, C; Mannan, Haider R; McNeil, John J; Freak-Poli, R; Gabbe, Belinda

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Objective: To describe trends in transport mortality for a range of common transport types in Australia over a 30-year period (1975-1977 to 2005-2007). Methods: Mortality data on all-cause and transport-related causes of death were supplied by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). Mortality rates, expected number of deaths and probabilities of death were compared for three time periods: 1975-1977, 1990-1992 and 2005-2007. Results: There were significant decreasing trends...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/72122
Source: Accident Analysis and Prevention
DOI: 10.1016/j.aap.2012.03.024

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