Abstract:Objective: to describe the epidemiological characteristics of traffic accidents involving older victims, responded to by the Mobile Emergency Service (or SAMU), and to analyze the spatial distribution of these events in the city of Olinda, Pernambuco, Brazil, from 2015 to 2018. Method: a composite cross-sectional study was performed, using SAMU service records as a data source. Descriptive statistics were applied, based on frequency distribution. For the mapping and detection of spatial clusters, the Kernel i… Show more
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