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Transport injuries and deaths in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2015 Study

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Transport injuries (TI) are ranked as one of the leading causes of death, disability, and property loss worldwide. This paper provides an overview of the burden of TI in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) by age and sex from 1990 to 2015.

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Transport injuries mortality in the EMR was estimated using the Global Burden of Disease mortality database, with corrections for ill-defined causes of death, using the cause of death ensemble modeling tool. Morbi...

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10.1007/s00038-017-0987-0

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Global Burden of Disease 2015 Eastern Mediterranean Region Transportation Injuries Collaborators More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Human Genetics Wt Centre, BDI-NDM
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation More from this funder
Publisher:
Springer Verlag Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Public Health Journal website
Publication date:
2017-08-03
Acceptance date:
2017-05-29
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EISSN:
1661-8564
ISSN:
1661-8556
Pubs id:
pubs:713081
URN:
uri:54d73412-f505-4229-904d-be762b82c847
UUID:
uuid:54d73412-f505-4229-904d-be762b82c847
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pubs:713081

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