PUBH-8002: Wk. 5 Assignment
Drowsy driving can be related to chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, depression, or obesity. It is a contributing factor to motor vehicle crashes, industrial disasters, and medical and other occupational errors (7). It is ironic that while listening to this topic on National Public Radio; a driver who may have fallen asleep hit my car last Friday. Modeling studies on accidents that may have caused by drowsy drivers help build the data for various organizations. My state of Texas is among the states that used the sleep module to analyze the prevalence ratio of drowsy driving. Describe the data that was collected. Who collected the data, what sources were used, and what type of data was collected? During 2009-2012, data were collected through the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS). CDC analy...