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“…Traffic accidents and physical violence are major causes of death among young adults. However, studies have shown that these causes also deserve attention among older adults [4,5].…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
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“…Traffic accidents and physical violence are major causes of death among young adults. However, studies have shown that these causes also deserve attention among older adults [4,5].…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Considering the magnitude and significance of violence against older adults, the construction of new research objects that can serve to expose the problem in a comprehensive and detailed form is needed [5][6][7].…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Falls, defined as an unintended event that results in change of the starting position of the individual to the same level or lower, are an important cause of mortality, morbidity, disability, and hospitalizations in the elderly population [1][2][3] . A situation was observed within this population: women are the ones who fall the most 2 ; 30% fall at least once a year and, out of these, 50% fall very often 4 .…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…3 Although the elderly do not constitute the most numerous population group in terms of traffic accident victims, they are the most vulnerable, especially older members. This arises from the frailty associated with aging and the fact that accidents cause more serious injuries among elderly persons, such as chest trauma and traumatic brain injury, which are associated with increased mortality and increased time spent in the intensive care units.…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…The most frequent periods of involvement in accidents are the morning and evening, with most occurring in urban areas. 3 Despite the significant traffic mortality levels of the elderly, the number of drivers in this age group is increasing rapidly in Brazil. The elderly motorization index adopted by developed countries shows a rate of 12.0% .…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%