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Document ID (ISN)34317
CIS number 80-1790
ISSN - Serial title 0022-4375 - Journal of Safety Research
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Willson V.L.
Title Estimating changes in accident statistics due to reporting requirement changes.
Bibliographic information Spring 1980, Vol.12, No.1, p.36-42. Illus. 8 ref.
Abstract The analysis of accident data is made complicated by changes in requirements for reporting accidents. Such changes can obscure or magnify apparent effects of safety programs and of any evaluation based on the reportable accident statistics. A general methodoloy for estimating the magnitude of change due to the reporting procedure is discussed. The procedure is based on Box-Jenkins time series analysis. An example from South Dakota accident statistics illustrates the procedure.
Descriptors (primary) occupational accidents; compilation of statistics; notification of occupational accidents
Descriptors (secondary) USA; description of technique; statistical evaluation; mathematical analysis
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Statistics
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Statistical methods
Reporting of occupational accidents
Notification of accidents and diseases