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Table 3 Household-based suggestions about activities that can be undertaken by various actors in order to control and prevent injuries

From: Unintentional injuries in the rural population of Twiserkan, Iran: A cross-sectional study on their incidence, characteristics and preventability

  All Traffic Fall Burn
  no. household=117 no. household=56 no. household=35 no. household=8
People's opinions/suggestions % suggestions
(% households)
% suggestions
(% households)
% suggestions
(% households)
Number
Authorities     
Engineering/building (infrastructure/signalization/product) 31.1 (48.7) 37.4 (60.7) 34.8 (45.7) 1
Provision of daily services (accessibility/availability) 19.7 (30.8) 19.8 (32.1) 19.6 (25.7) 3
Financial support 12.0 (18.8) 7.7 (12.5) 23.9 (31.4) -
Enforcement 10.4 (16.2) 12.1 (19.6) 6.5 (8.6) 1
Provision of emergency services (accessibility/availability) 8.7 (13.7) 5.5 (8.9) 6.5 (8.6) 5
Education 8.2 (12.8) 8.8 (14.3) 4.3 (5.7) 1
Maintenance/repair 7.7 (12.0) 8.8 (14.3) 2.2 (2.9) 1
Other 2.2 (3.4) - 2.2 (2.9) -
Total number of suggestions 183 91 46 12
Behvarzes     
Instruction/education/information 62.4 (58.1) 69.4 (60.7) 63.3 (54.3) 3
Post trauma care (health house/home visit) 16.5 (15.4) 14.3 (12.5) 13.3 (11.4) 1
Availability/accessibility of Behvarz all day round/drug and equipment of health house 10.1 (9.4) 10.2 (8.9) 10.0 (8.6) 1
As good as it can be 9.2 (8.5) 4.1 (3.6) 13.3 (11.4) 1
Other (Insist on of financial support by authorities and pass people's problem to them) 1.8 (1.7) 2.0 (1.8) - 1
Total number of suggestions 109 49 30 7
People     
Behave in a safe manner 34.1 (37.6) 35 (37.5) 30.0 (34.3) 3
Cooperation together 18.6 (20.5) 13.3 (14.3) 20.0 (22.9) 3
Cooperation (with authorities) 17.8 (19.7) 20.0 (21.4) 20.0 (22.9) 1
Compliance 12.4 (13.7) 18.3 (19.6) 7.5 (8.6) -
Engineering/building 8.5 (9.4) 3.3 (3.6) 17.5 (20.0) 1
Education (pay attention to planned education for them and/or pass to their children) 8.5 (9.4) 10.0 (10.7) 5 (5.7) 1
Total number of suggestions 129 60 40 9