DETERMINANTS OF ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS COMING TO TRAUMA CENTER OF DHQ HOSPITAL GUJRANWALAJournal: Indo American Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (IAJPS) (Vol.05, No. 04)
Publication Date: 2018-04-09
Authors : Affan Tahir Bhatti Farah Munir Sidra Baig;
Page : 2743-2756
Keywords : TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS COMING TO TRAUMA CENTER OF DHQ HOSPITAL;
OBJECTIVES: To identify the risk factors for road traffic accidents in Gujranwala, To increase the awareness among people by our study. STUDY DESIGN: Descriptive, cross-sectional study. PLACE AND STUDY DURATION: Research paper was completed in the period of 3 months from April 2017 to June 2017 at the venue of DHQ hospital Gujranwala MATERIALS AND METHODS: Patients of road traffic accidents visiting the Trauma center of D.H.Q Gujranwala. The sample size was calculated by using Epi-Info software. Sample of 100 people will be taken. A questionnaire was developed in keeping with the study objectives, dependent and independent variables. Questionnaire was pretested before the data collection. SPSS computer software was used for entry compilation and analysis of the data. RESULTS: The main reasons, of traffic accidents is use of cell phone and not using seat belt during driving with (48.62±2.35) & (42.38±3.50) CONCLUSION: The main reason of traffic accidents is use of cell phone and not using seat belt during driving .There is clearly a need for road safety education and it should be directed towards road users, who are frequently involved and injured in RTAs.
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