Year: 2021 | Month: June | Volume 7 | Issue 1

Prevalence and Associated Factors of Road Traffic Accidents among Motorcycle Drivers of Addis Ababa City, Ethiopia

DOI:10.30954/2454-4132.1.2021.2

Abstract:

Background: Motorcycle is a type of motor vehicle with two wheels, which is used to transport a passenger and for locomotion. Motorcycle accidents are becoming a public health problem in the developing worlds. Motorcycle injuries constitute a major but neglected emerging public health problem in developing countries. They are among the leading causes of disability and deaths, the main victims being motorcycle drivers, passengers, and pedestrians in the young reproductive age group.
Objective: The objective of this study was to assess prevalence and associated factors of road traffic accident among motorcycle drivers of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2019.





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