Urban violence is the biggest cause of fatal work-related accidents in Brazil

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Ricardo Cordeiro; Verônica Gronau Luz; Élida Azevedo Hennington; Ana Cláudia Alves Martins; Luís Fernando Tófoli;
  • Publisher: Faculdade de Saúde Pública da Universidade de São Paulo
  • Journal: Revista de Saúde Pública, volume 51 (issn: 0034-8910, eissn: 1518-8787)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.11606/S1518-8787.2017051000296, pmc: PMC5718101
  • Subject: Mortalidade | Occupational | External Causes | Accidents | Occupational Health | Acidentes de Trabalho | RA1-1270 | Public aspects of medicine | Original Articles | Saúde do Trabalhador | mortality | Causas Externas | Violência | Violence

ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE To quantify the occurrence of deaths directly associated with urban violence among fatal work-related accidents. METHODS Verbal autopsies were performed with the relatives and coworkers of residents of Campinas, state of São Paulo, Brazil, who died ... View more