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Health Indicator Report of Alcohol - Alcohol-related Motor Vehicle Traffic Crash (MVTC) Non-fatal Injuries

Data Sources

  • New Mexico Department of Transportation, Traffic Safety Division, Statewide Traffic Records System
  • Population Estimates: University of New Mexico, Geospatial and Population Studies (GPS) Program, http://gps.unm.edu/.

Definition

The number of alcohol-related injuries due to motor vehicle traffic crashes per 100,000 population

Numerator

The number of alcohol-related injuries due to motor vehicle traffic crashes

Denominator

The mid-year estimated population

Evidence-based Practices

"Use of child safety seats and safety belts and deterrence of alcohol-impaired driving are among the most important preventive measures to reduce motor vehicle-related injuries and deaths." [Source: Motor Vehicle-Related Injury Prevention, downloaded from
Page Content Updated On 06/26/2018, Published on 06/26/2018
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Content updated: Tue, 26 Jun 2018 09:35:45 MDT