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Excess risk of fatal road traffic accidents on the day of daylight saving time change

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Letter
Abstract:

Daylight Saving Time (DST) is the practice of setting the clocks forward 1 hour from standard time during the summer months, and back again in the fall, in order to make better use of natural daylight. It is applied in a large number of countries worldwide affecting 1.5 billion people. Changes in light hours and sleep disruption occurring during DST changes, have been theorised to increase risk of traffic injuries. However, a recent review found inconclusive results on whether DST increased o...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Reviewed (other)
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1097/EDE.0000000000000865

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Prats-Uribe, A More by this author
Tobías, A More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
ORCID:
0000-0002-3950-6346
Publisher:
Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins Publisher's website
Journal:
Epidemiology Journal website
Volume:
29
Issue:
5
Pages:
e44–e45
Publication date:
2018-06-04
Acceptance date:
2017-12-12
DOI:
EISSN:
1531-5487
ISSN:
1044-3983
Pubs id:
pubs:810469
URN:
uri:a40f079b-d7d2-4e68-903c-82029a45cb09
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uuid:a40f079b-d7d2-4e68-903c-82029a45cb09
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pubs:810469

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