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  1. The cost of sleep-related accidents : a reanalysis. Author's reply.

    Article - En anglais

    This journal published a special report titled « The Cost of Sleep-Related Accidents : A Report for the National Commission on Sleep Disorders Research ».

    The report estimated that sleep-related accidents were annually associated with 23,318 fatalities, between 1,907,072 and 2,474,430 disabling injuries and costs between $43.15 billion and $56.02 billion.

    This paper reanalyzes the data base and assumptions underlying these estimates and concludes that they greatly overestimated the probable relationship between sleepiness and accidents.

    A more moderate estimate of this important relationship is proposed.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Accident circulation, Sommeil, Somnolence, Aspect économique, Etude critique, Homme, Epidémiologie, Vigilance, Méthodologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Traffic accident, Sleep, Somnolence, Economic aspect, Critical study, Human, Epidemiology, Vigilance, Methodology

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 95-0400199

    Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 01/03/1996.