BECAS
GIMENEZ Paula Victoria
artículos
Título:
Road Traffic Injury Risk from Alcohol and Cannabis Use among Emergency Department Patients in Argentina
Autor/es:
CONDE , KARINA; PELTZER, RAQUEL INÉS; GIMENEZ PAULA VICTORIA; SALOMÓN, TOMÁS; GABRIEL SUAREZ; MARISTELA MONTEIRO; CHERPITEL, CHERYL; CREMONTE MARIANA
Revista:
Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública
Editorial:
Organización Panamericana de la Salud
Referencias:
Año: 2022
ISSN:
1020 4989
Resumen:
Objective. To report the risk from alcohol, cannabis, and their combined use for non-fatal roadtraffic injuries for drivers, passengers, and pedestrians. Methods. Risk was estimated using thecase-crossover method. Participants (N= 306) were injured patients from an emergency departmentin Mar del Plata, Argentina. Results. Alcohol use (OR= 6.78, CI 95% 3.75-12.25) as wellas combined alcohol and cannabis use (OR= 7.05, CI 95% 1.16-42.73) significantlyincreased the risk of a road traffic injuriesRTI. Alcohol use increased the risk in both, women (OR= 8.87, CI 95% 2.69-29.21) and men (OR= 6.16, CI 95% 3.10-12.23); in those >30years old (OR= 6.01, CI 95% 2.09-17.24) and those