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J Shahrekord Univ Med Sci 2011, 12(4): 70-75 Back to browse issues page
Compared of car accident hospital admission rate before and after Ramadan, 2008 in Shahrekord, Iran
Gholamreza Shabanian , Metra Saadat * , Bahman Sadeghi , Maryam RastiBoroujeni , Soleyman Kheiri
2Medical Plants Research Center, Shahrekord Univ. of Med. Sci. Shahrekord , saadat_mitra@yahoo.com
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Background and aim: Car accidents as a health problem are an important cause of morbidity and mortality in Iran. Ramadan is the month that Muslims are used to fast. In this research we try to evaluate the cause of this problem and compare with the month of pre and post it. Methods: In this prospective study, all car accidental cases that came to Kashani hospital of Shahrekord, Iran from Nov 1 to Sep 3 (months of Shaban, Ramadan, Shawal) 2008 were entered the study. Data were analyzed by Chi-square, t-test and ANOVA tests. Results: 820 patients entered the study. 85.5% of patients were men and 14.5% were women the age of them was 10 to 80 was years (mean age=30±17 years). The accidental patients in Shaban were 38%, in Ramadan 29% and in Shawal 32.6% (P<0.05). Maximum of traumas was to head and neck but head and multiple traumas were low in Ramadan compared to Shawal and Shaban. Conclusion: Car accident patients referred to hospital in Ramadan is decreased and fasting did not affect on it.
Keywords: Car accident’s, Ramadan, Trauma.
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Received: 2011/06/2
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Shabanian G, Saadat M, Sadeghi B, RastiBoroujeni M, Kheiri S. Compared of car accident hospital admission rate before and after Ramadan, 2008 in Shahrekord, Iran. J Shahrekord Univ Med Sci. 2011; 12 (4) :70-75
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