fars2007: US Fatal Road Accident Data, 2007 and 2008

Description Usage Format Details Source References Examples

Description

Data are included on variables that may be relevant to assessing airbag and seatbelt effectiveness in preventing fatal injury.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 24179 observations on the following 24 variables.

state

a numeric vector

casenum

a numeric vector

vnum

a numeric vector

pnum

a numeric vector

lightcond

a numeric vector

numfatal

a numeric vector

age

a numeric vector

airbag

a numeric vector

injury

a numeric vector

ptype

a numeric vector

restraint

a numeric vector

seatpos

a numeric vector

sex

a numeric vector

body

a numeric vector

inimpact

A numeric vector; numbers 1 to 12 give clockface directions of initial impact. Values in these datasets are limited to 11, 12 and 1; i.e., near frontal impact

mhevent

a numeric vector

numoccs

a numeric vector

travspd

a numeric vector

modelyr

a numeric vector

Details

Data is for automabiles where a passenger seat was occupied, with one observation for each such passenger.

Source

http://www-fars.nhtsa.dot.gov/Main/index.aspx

References

https://maths-people.anu.edu.au/~johnm/nzsr/taws.html

Olson CM, Cummings P, Rivara FP. 2006. Association of first- and second-generation air bags with front occupant death in car crashes: a matched cohort study. Am J Epidemiol 164:161-169

Cummings, P; McKnight, B, 2010. Accounting for vehicle, crash, and occupant characteristics in traffic crash studies. Injury Prevention 16: 363-366

Braver, ER; Shardell, M; Teoh, ER, 2010. How have changes in air bag designs affected frontal crash mortality? Ann Epidemiol 20:499-510.

Examples

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Example output

'data.frame':	72548 obs. of  24 variables:
 $ Obs.     : int  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ...
 $ state    : int  1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ...
 $ casenum  : int  1 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 4 ...
 $ vnum     : int  1 1 2 2 3 1 1 2 2 1 ...
 $ pnum     : int  1 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 3 1 ...
 $ lightcond: int  2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ...
 $ numfatal : int  1 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 ...
 $ vforms   : int  1 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 ...
 $ age      : int  26 54 68 59 69 45 99 26 23 33 ...
 $ airbag   : int  1 30 30 30 1 20 20 30 30 20 ...
 $ injury   : int  4 1 4 4 0 0 0 3 4 4 ...
 $ ptype    : int  1 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 2 1 ...
 $ restraint: int  0 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 ...
 $ seatpos  : int  11 11 11 13 11 11 13 11 13 11 ...
 $ sex      : int  1 2 1 1 1 1 9 1 2 2 ...
 $ body     : int  4 4 4 4 31 15 15 14 14 4 ...
 $ inimpact : int  9 12 7 7 12 5 5 7 7 9 ...
 $ mhevent  : int  42 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 ...
 $ vfatcount: int  1 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 ...
 $ numoccs  : int  1 1 2 2 1 2 2 3 3 1 ...
 $ travspd  : int  65 10 55 55 55 55 55 50 50 20 ...
 $ make     : int  37 35 19 19 12 7 7 2 2 22 ...
 $ model    : int  32 39 3 3 481 422 422 403 403 18 ...
 $ modelyr  : int  1992 1990 1993 1993 2004 2006 2006 1988 1988 1998 ...

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