alexa [Blood alcohol concentration in fatal traffic accidents in the Federal District, Brazil].
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Journal of Forensic Research

Author(s): Santos Modelli ME, Pratesi R, Tauil PL

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Abstract The objective of the study was to assess the association between high blood alcohol levels and fatal victims of traffic accidents in the Brazilian Federal District, in 2005. A total of 442 casualties (163 pedestrians, 84 victims of overturns, and 195 of collisions) were studied. Blood alcohol concentration was analyzed in 238 cases (53.7\%). Most victims were young males, aged between 18 and 35 years. Blood alcohol levels higher than 0.6 g/L were detected in 44.2\% of collision victims; 57.7\% of victims of overturns and 32.5\% of pedestrians. The difference in proportions between overturn victims with blood alcohol concentration higher than 0.6 g/L and those victims of other traffic accidents was statistically significant.
This article was published in Rev Saude Publica and referenced in Journal of Forensic Research

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