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Indigenous status and risk of motor vehicle crash: the DRIVE study

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Abstract


  • [extract] There is a substantial body of evidence that highlights the stark contrast between health status of Indigenous

    and non-Indigenous Australians. Indigenous Australians die about 15 years younger than non-Indigenous

    Australians and the proportion of time lived with disability is greater than that in the total population (13%

    compared with 10%) [1]. The Indigenous community is also over-represented in injury data: the injury

    hospitalisation rate is about double that for the rest of the population [2] and the relative risk ratio for

    disability adjusted life years due to non-intentional injury is approaching 3 times that of the rest of the

    population [1].

Authors


  •   Ivers, Rebecca Q. (external author)
  •   Martiniuk, Alexandra (external author)
  •   Clapham, Kathleen F.
  •   Boufous, Soufiane (external author)
  •   Senserrick, Teresa (external author)
  •   Stevenson, Maxwell (external author)
  •   Norton, R (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2009

Citation


  • R. Ivers, A. L. C. Martiniuk, K. Clapham, S. Boufous, T. Senserrick, M. Stevenson & R. Norton, "Indigenous status and risk of motor vehicle crash: the DRIVE study", Australasian Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference. Centre for Automotive Safety Research, Australia, (2009) 516-518.

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1333&context=ahsri

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Start Page


  • 516

End Page


  • 518

Place Of Publication


  • http://casr.adelaide.edu.au/rsr/RSR2009/RS090057.pdf

Abstract


  • [extract] There is a substantial body of evidence that highlights the stark contrast between health status of Indigenous

    and non-Indigenous Australians. Indigenous Australians die about 15 years younger than non-Indigenous

    Australians and the proportion of time lived with disability is greater than that in the total population (13%

    compared with 10%) [1]. The Indigenous community is also over-represented in injury data: the injury

    hospitalisation rate is about double that for the rest of the population [2] and the relative risk ratio for

    disability adjusted life years due to non-intentional injury is approaching 3 times that of the rest of the

    population [1].

Authors


  •   Ivers, Rebecca Q. (external author)
  •   Martiniuk, Alexandra (external author)
  •   Clapham, Kathleen F.
  •   Boufous, Soufiane (external author)
  •   Senserrick, Teresa (external author)
  •   Stevenson, Maxwell (external author)
  •   Norton, R (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2009

Citation


  • R. Ivers, A. L. C. Martiniuk, K. Clapham, S. Boufous, T. Senserrick, M. Stevenson & R. Norton, "Indigenous status and risk of motor vehicle crash: the DRIVE study", Australasian Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference. Centre for Automotive Safety Research, Australia, (2009) 516-518.

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1333&context=ahsri

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/ahsri/326

Start Page


  • 516

End Page


  • 518

Place Of Publication


  • http://casr.adelaide.edu.au/rsr/RSR2009/RS090057.pdf