The Epidemiology of Pedestrian Deaths in Georgia, USA: Opportunities for Public Health
Journal of Transport and Health
- 36% of pedestrians killed in 2015 tested positive for drugs, both legal and illegal.
- 43% of Georgia pedestrian fatalities were under the influence of alcohol.
- Males, working age adults, and African-Americans are more likely to be killed as pedestrians.
- A comparison of rates per 1000 population by Rural Urban Continuum Codes (RUCC) revealed no significant differences. However, statistical disparities did emerge when exploring population and fatality proportions by RUCC code.
Thomas, McKinley, Jeffery A. Jones.
"The Epidemiology of Pedestrian Deaths in Georgia, USA: Opportunities for Public Health."
Journal of Transport and Health, 8: 334-341: Elsevier.