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Variation in truck driver cardiovascular risk: Insights from a Brazilian public health initiative

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In 2006, Brazil's newly initiated national database for Road Traffic Accidents (RTAs) highlighted that 43% of fatal RTAs on federal highways involved a truck. Truck drivers have greater exposure to cardiovascular risk factors and studies have suggested a link between poor cardiovascular health and involvement in RTAs. In 2007, the Brazil Federal Highway Police and the Social Transport Service joined forces with other agencies to implement Health Operations on Highways, a nationwide campaign ...

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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
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Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences
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Value Based Healthcare Programme
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Social Sciences Division
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Blavatnik School of Government
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Research group:
Value Based Healthcare Programme
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Schettini, B
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Schettini, B
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Value in Healthcare Review
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857744
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Working paper
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pubs:857744
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uuid:e16af078-f207-4fc0-ac9f-5e633f941604
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pubs:857744
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2018-06-16

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