Alcohol and drugs (medical and illicit) in fatal road accidents in a city of 300 000 inhabitants.
During a 1-year period all fatal road accidents in the police district of Aarhus, Denmark, were investigated regarding the presence of alcohol, medical drugs or narcotic substances, and the nature of the accident.
Out of a total of 30 accidents 24 were investigated.
Two thirds had been caused by the victim him-or herself.
In one third of the accidents alcohol was present and considered an important contributory factor.
Medical drugs and narcotic substances played a lesser role.
Mots-clés Pascal : Accident circulation, Epidémiologie, Mortalité, Homme, Consommation, Médicament, Substance toxicomanogène, Ethanol, Milieu urbain, Danemark, Europe
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Traffic accident, Epidemiology, Mortality, Human, Consumption, Drug, Drug of abuse, Ethanol, Urban environment, Denmark, Europe
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 96-0250594
Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 199608.