Epidemiology of road traffic accidents in Hyderabad, India

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StatementC.K. George, Dhanraj, K. Satish.
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Pagination114 p.
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The scale of road traffic injuries (RTI) in India is uncertain because of limitations in the availability and reliability of incidence data.

We report these data for Hyderabad city in southern a cross-sectional population-based survey, 10, Cited by: To describe patterns of road traffic injuries (RTI) in a vulnerable population—pedestrians and users of motorized two‐wheeled vehicles (MTVs)—in Hyderabad, India. Methods pedestrians and MTV drivers provided information on the most recent road traffic crash (RTC) irrespective of the level of injury in the last one year for 17 Cited by: In India, nea get killed andare injured every year in aboutaccidents on road network of j00, km.

45 Between. National data of road traffic accidents Sources 'Road Accidents in India' is an annual publication of the Transport Research Wing of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India.

The Transport Research Wing is the nodal agency for providing information data on various facets of roads and road transport. Traffic Analysis and Road Accidents: A Case Study of Hyderabad using GIS View the table of contents for this issue, or go to the journal homepage.

An estimated 82 people died and were injured in road traffic crashes (RTC) in India in 1 The numbers of deaths from road traffic injuries (RTI) were the second highest in the South East Asia Region of the World Health Organization inand these deaths were mainly accounted for by India.

2 Despite this significant burden. Objective: To describe patterns of road traffic injuries (RTI) in a vulnerable population—pedestrians and users of motorized two-wheeled vehicles (MTVs)—in Hyderabad, India.

Methods: pedestrians and MTV drivers provided information on the most recent road traffic crash (RTC) irrespective of the level of injury in the last one year for 17 and 17 Cited by: Analysis of road accident scenario at city level The burden of road traffic Epidemiology of road traffic accidents in Hyderabad in India is marginally lower in its metropolitan cities (million plus cities).

On an average, fatality risk in metropolitan cities is fatalities perpeople, which is slightly lower than all India average of fatalities perby: The researchers found out that %of road accidents in Hyderabad involve two-wheeler riders. The mortality rate is as high as %. They studied as many as 5, road acci dent victims.

Five months since new Motor Vehicles Act, road accidents come down by 10% 16 Mar,PM IST Since the passage of the amended Motor Vehicles Act five months ago, the cases of road accidents have reduced by ten percent in India as informed by Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari.

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Extent of traffic collisions. Tamil Nadu records the highest road collisions for a decade and its capital Chennai has more collisions than any other city in India.

The city has had the dubious distinction of having one of the highest rates of death from road accidents globally from as far back as the s at a time when the number of vehicles in the city was a minuscule fraction.

Road Traffic Accidents and Road Safety - Related News Telmedicine in Emergency Departments Proves to Be Most Effective Peru Farmer Undergoes Emergency Surgery After Eight-day Erection. Objectives To quantify and describe the mechanism of road traffic injury (RTI) deaths in India.

Design We conducted a nationally representative mortality survey where at least two physicians coded each non-medical field staff's verbal autopsy reports. RTI mechanism data were extracted from the narrative section of these reports. Setting million homes in by: India's contribution to the global number of deaths due to road injuries is increasing, and the country is unlikely to meet the SDG targets if the trends up to continue.

India needs to implement evidence-based road safety interventions, promote strong policies and traffic law enforcement, have better road and vehicle design, and improve care for road injuries at the Author: Rakhi Dandona, G Anil Kumar, Gopalkrishna Gururaj, Spencer James, Joy K Chakma, J S Thakur, Amar Sri.

Globally, road traffic injuries are the leading cause of death among those aged 15–29 years. However, road traffic injury research has not received adequate attention from the scientific community in low- and middle-income countries, including India.

The present study aims to provide a bibliometric overview of research assessing road traffic injuries in by: 6. Methods. We used Scopus to extract relevant research in road traffic injuries published from to This study presented the key bibliometric indicators such as trends of annual publications and citations, top 10 authors, journals, institutions and highly cited articles, citation analysis of articles, co-occurrence of keywords, etc.

Analysis was performed using Cited by: 6. Death rates from road traffic accidents by country, perinhabitants, world map (WHO ). This list of countries by traffic-related death rate shows the annual number of road fatalities per capita per year, per number of motor vehicles, and per vehicle-km in some countries in the year the data was collected.

Bangalore: There were fewer deaths and cases of injuries due to motor accidents within city limits. Forty per cent of accidents happened on major highways. Call for Applications –(REPSIN) 2nd International Conference on Remote Emergency & Primary Care Services in Nepal Conference. Accidents occurring on the road, involving pedestrians and/or vehicles, are defined as road traffic accidents (RTAs).

RTA is one of the top ten leading causes of death worldwide and its incidence is higher in developing countries. It is also known that RTA is the leading cause of death for young people aged 15–29 : Ali Kemal Erenler, Burak Gümüş.

With injuries accounting for nearly 15% of all deaths in India and a quarter of these deaths or one out of six deaths occurring among children, the Department of Epidemiology at NIMHANS is all set. By Syed Akbar Hyderabad: Road traffic in Hyderabad will soon come under the watchful eyes of the World Health Organisation for the next 10 years.

Hyderabad is one of the two cities in India selected by the WHO to implement its road safety project, which aims at making the city and its adjoining areas in Rangareddy district safe for motorists and pedestrians. epidemiology inand was awarded the Danish Diabetes Academy fellowship as Visiting Professor, University of Copenhagen inand also the Nehru Chair in by the University of Hyderabad, Government of Size: KB.

The Brain Bank located in the ground floor of Neurobiology Research Centre, has continued the mandated activities of (a) collection of donated brains from cases of Neurodegenerative and Infective conditions (b) collection of brains from victims of Road Traffic Accidents, as relatively normal controls (c) Distribution of the brain tissue, CSF and serum for investigative studies.

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Globally, road traffic injury (RTI) causes million deaths annually. Almost 90% of all RTI deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries. RTI is one of the leading causes of death in Bangladesh; the World Health Organization estimated that it kills o people in the country annually.

This study describes the current magnitude and risk factors of RTI for Cited by: 4. The epidemiology of deaths due to road injuries in India has been reported from a nationally representative survey of causes of death in –03 that used verbal autopsy data.

3 This survey estimated a death rate for road injuries of 262 per population for males and 57 per population for females inand reported wide Author: Rakhi Dandona, G Anil Kumar, Gopalkrishna Gururaj, Spencer James, Joy K Chakma, J S Thakur, Amar Sri.

Hyderabad district had a total population of 3, According to the National Crime Records Bureau, in Hyderabad inpersons were injured and people died in road accidents (National Crime Records Bureau).

The Ministry of Roads, Transport and Highways reported that in. Age-standardised death rates of liver cirrhosis Alcohol consumption is estimated to cause from 20% to 50% of cirrhosis of the liver, epilepsy, poisonings, road traffic accidents, violence and several types of cancer. National Statistics on Alcohol Consumption.

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It is a modern epidemic with rising vehicles density, high velocity, technology, along with congestion of roads and traffic rules violation. India has just 1% of the total vehicles in the world but it contributes to 6% of the global Road Traffic Cases3.

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No large-scale epidemiological studies are available to Cited by: 5. Data provided by Delhi traffic police shows that during the lockdown period, between March 25 to May 3,speeding challans were issued and 18 people lost their lives in 17 accidents.

Another study conducted to describe road traffic related mortality data in Iran between and in Iranian Institute Of Health Sciences Research, Tehran, Iran, revealed the following data, a total of 15, individuals died from road traffic accidents, most of them were male (79%), mostly aged 40 years or less (65%) and most of them were.Road traffic injuries are the ninth leading cause of disability adjusted life years lost (DALYs) lost and are predicted to rise to third place by Males outnumber females in road traffic fatalities by three to one.

Children under 5 years suffer 25% of drowning deaths and approximately 15% of fire-related deaths.But emergency room doctors, officials, and crematoriums noted that strict lockdowns had cut the number of road traffic accidents and deaths on India's packed railways, and may also be .

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