Driver Health and Crash Involvement: A Case-Control Study
- Published: Accident Analysis & Prevention, Volume: 38, Issue 1, 2006
- Authors: Sagberg, Fridulv
- Date Added: 30 Jan 2014
- Last Update: 30 Jan 2014
To examine the relative crash involvement risk associated with diagnosed medical conditions, subjective symptoms, and various medicines.
A case control study using self-report questionnaires from 4,448 drivers of all ages involved in automobile collisions.
Relative risk for each health condition was estimated by comparing drivers with and without the condition, regarding the odds of being at fault for the crash.
One of the significant risk factors observed was myopia (OR = 1.22).