motor vehicle accident(redirected from Road traffic accident)
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motor vehicle accidentPublic health A morbid condition that kills 45,000/yr–US; 60% are < age 35; MVAs account for 500,000 hospitalizations and most 20,000 spinal cord injuries, at a cost of $75 billion/yr
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