Year: 1976 Source: Annales Chirurgiae et Gynaecologiae, v.65, no.4, (1976), p.287-294 SIEC No: 19850722

Blood alcohol was determined in 1012 injury victims. It was found that the alcohol involvement (AI) rate was 37% in the total number of patients, 19% in industrial, 38% in traffic, 36% in home, 45% in other freetime accidents, & 69% in the victims of fights, assaults, & suicide attempts. The most common external cause of injury was falling (447 cases) with an AI rate of 38%, while the 172 other non-traffic true accident cases had a rate of 24%. et al.