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The use of non-standard motorcycle helmets in low- and middle-income countries: a multicentre study.

Authors
  • Ackaah, Williams
  • Afukaar, Francis
  • Agyemang, Williams
  • Thuy Anh, Trinh
  • Hejar, A R
  • Abdul, Ghaffar
  • Gururaj, Gopalkrishna
  • Elisa, Hidalgo-Solórzano
  • Martha, Híjar
  • Hyder, Adnan A
  • Inclán-Valadez, Cristina
  • Kulanthayan, Subramaniam
  • Norton, Robyn
  • Odero, Wilson
  • Owoaje, Eme T
  • Peden, Margie
  • Rajam, Krishnan
  • Abdul Razzak, Junaid
  • Oluwafunmilola Sangowawa, Adesola
  • Shah, Jawaid
  • And 8 more
Type
Published Article
Journal
Injury prevention : journal of the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2013
Volume
19
Issue
3
Pages
158–163
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1136/injuryprev-2012-040348
PMID: 23143345
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Our findings suggest that the widespread use of non-standard helmets in low- and middle-income countries may limit the potential gains of helmet use programmes. Strategies aimed at reducing the costs of standard helmets, combined with both legislation and enforcement, will be required to maximise the effects of existing campaigns.

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