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Mussie Gebremichael Negeri

Mussie Gebremichael Negeri

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Health and Life-Related Burden of Motor Vehicle Injuries in
Addis Ababa By:
Mussie Gebremichael (MD)
Health and Life-Related Burden of Motor Vehicle Injuries in
Addis Ababa By:
Mussie Gebremichael (MD)

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Health and Life-Related Burden of Motor Vehicle Injuries inAddis AbabaBy:Mussie Gebremichael (MD)A THESIS SUBMITTED TO THE SCHOOL OFPUBLIC HEALTH OF ADDIS ABABAUNIVERSITY IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THEREQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEGREE OFMASTERS OF PUBLIC HEALTHJULY 2010ADDIS ABABA
 
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
First and foremost, I am grateful to my advisor Professor Damen Hailemariam for hisunreserved support and advice from the conception of the study protocol to the final writeup. I would also like to thank the School of Public Health of Addis Ababa University forsponsoring me to conduct this study. My acknowledgement also goes to Drs WakgariDeressa and Fikre Enquselassie for advising me on the methodological aspect of thestudy. I would like to express my appreciation to the administrative and library staff of the School of Public Health who made all steps as smooth as possible through out theaccomplishment of this work. I am also grateful to the United Nations EconomicCommission for Africa and AIDS Resource Center for allowing me to use their libraries.I am grateful to the staff of the Tikur Anbessa, Menelik II, Ras Desta Damtew, YekatitXII, Myungsung, Tezenea and St. Paul hospitals for their kind cooperation. I also like tothank the Federal Ministry of Health, Ministry of Finance and Economic Development,Ministry of Trade and Industry, Central Statistics Agency, National Road SafetyCoordination Office, Addis Ababa City Council Health Bureau, Addis Ababa RegionTraffic Police Department, and Bole Sub-city Revenue Office for their kind cooperation.Finally I would like to express my gratitude to the data collectors who committedthemselves throughout the study period.
 
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Table of Contents
Abstract........................................................................................................................... vi
List of Tables
Table 1: Distribution of motor vehicle injuries by injury severity, Addis Ababa, 2001 E.CTable 2: Distribution of road traffic injuries by age group and injury severity, Addis Ababa,2001 E.CTable 3: Distribution of road traffic injuries by sex and injury severity, Addis Ababa,Ethiopia, 2001 E.CTable 4: Distribution of patient-side direct medical cost of motor vehicle injuries, AddisAbaba, Ethiopia, 2001 E.CTable 5: Overhead costs of MVIs in six hospitals for 12 months period ending Sene 30, 2001in six hospitals, Addis Ababa, EthiopiaTable 6: Summary of motor vehicle injury costs, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2001 E.C.
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Figure1: Distribution of patient side direct medical cost of motor vehicle injuries in sixstudy hospitals, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia E.C.Figure 2: Distribution of motor vehicle injury costs by injury severity, Addis Ababa,Ethiopia E.C.1. Introduction ……………………………………......................................................11.1 Background……………………………………………………………...............11.2 Statement of the Problem………………………………………………………..21.3 Expected Outcome………………………………………………………………22. Literature review………………………………………………………………… 32.1 Risk Factors and Determinants of Motor Vehicle Injuries.................................. 32.2 Geographic Distribution and Trends of Motor VehicleInjuries.............................................................................................................. 42.3 Prevention and Control of Motor Vehicle Injuries......................................... 6

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