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Blood alcohol concentrations of pedestrians Holubowycz, OT ; McLean, AJ

By: Holubowycz, OTContributor(s): McLean, AJPublication details: Canberra Australian Department of Communications, 1989; Federal Office of Road Safety, ; Adelaide University, ; NH&MRC Road Accident Research Unit MR2, Description: 17 sSubject(s): Blood alcohol content | Pedestrian | Accident | Adult | Man | Woman | Drunkenness | Adolescent | Old people | Statistics | Australia | 811 | 842Bibl.nr: VTI 91.1007 VTI 2002.0734:2Location: Abstract: BACs were obtained for 213 adult pedestrians who were admitted to an Adelaide hospital between August 1985 & July 1987. Almost 2/3 of the pedestrians were male, and males had a higher rate per 10,000 pop. of admission to hospital than female pedestrians. Overall, 38% of the pedestrians with known BACs had been drinking, 29% had a BAC of 100g/100ml or above, and 13% had a BAC of .200 or above. Three high-risk groups were identified: teenaged sober pedestrians, elderly sober pedestrians, and young and middle-aged pedestrians, particularly males who had high BACs.
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BACs were obtained for 213 adult pedestrians who were admitted to an Adelaide hospital between August 1985 & July 1987. Almost 2/3 of the pedestrians were male, and males had a higher rate per 10,000 pop. of admission to hospital than female pedestrians. Overall, 38% of the pedestrians with known BACs had been drinking, 29% had a BAC of 100g/100ml or above, and 13% had a BAC of .200 or above. Three high-risk groups were identified: teenaged sober pedestrians, elderly sober pedestrians, and young and middle-aged pedestrians, particularly males who had high BACs.

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