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Socioeconomic differences in road traffic injuries
  1. A A Hyder1,
  2. A Ghaffar2
  1. 1Program in International Health, The Johns Hopkins Bioethics Institute, USA
  2. 2Health Services Academy, National Injury Research Centre, Islamabad, Pakistan
  1. Correspondence to:
 Professor A A Hyder, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of International Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Suite E-8132, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA;

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We greatly appreciate the attention brought to the growing problem of road traffic injuries in your journal and especially welcome the focus on socioeconomic differentials in the distribution of such injuries.1,2 However, we feel that the impact of road traffic injuries is far greater in the developing world and feel the need to raise the following issues for consideration by colleagues around the world.

  • Road traffic injuries are estimated to be the ninth leading cause of death for all ages globally and …

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