PART II - HEALTH CONDITIONS
7. ACCIDENTS AND INJURIES AND RELATED TIME TRENDS: PREVALENCE, INCIDENCE AND MORTALITY
7.2. Data sources
7.2.9. Other studies and projects
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Furthermore many national studies and single initiative
complement the research on injury statistics.
Experts at EuroSafe (the European Association for Injury
Prevention and Safety Promotion) are the first contact point for European
injury analyses. http://www.eurosafe.eu.com/
The EuroCost projects provide figures for the medical
costs of injuries.
The delivery of reliable indicators with the existing data
sources is possible, but is not exhaustive. In particular data on disabilities/sick
leaves /indirect and human costs is lacking and requires further
Due to the different definitions used in the survey and
statistics and the existence of several sources the comparison and
summarisation of injury figures is rather difficult.