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Year : 1996  |  Volume : 40  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 46-9

Some host factors and seasonal variations in the fatal road traffic accidents occurring in eastern suburban Calcutta.

Deptt. of Forensic and State Medicine, N.R.S. Medical College, Calcutta

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B Majumder
Deptt. of Forensic and State Medicine, N.R.S. Medical College, Calcutta

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PMID: 9090904

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An extensive study of road traffic accident cases occurring within eastern suburban Calcutta during April 1992 to March 1993 was done. Of which 276 fatal cases having minimum medical aids were taken into consideration to avoid erroneous interpretation. Male pedestrians of age group of 50 years and above were mostly involved during the time period of 5 A.M. to 12 Noon. Fatal Accidents mostly occurred during winter and on the broader roads (Highways) and in majority of cases victims were at fault.

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