Multicriterial Analysis applied to socio-spatial vulnerability of the victims from the violence of the traffic in the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil: an investigation by the trauma maxillo-facial

Carlos José De Paula Silva, Rafaella Almeida Silvestrini & Marcelo Drummond Naves
Traffic accidents are one of the main causes of death in Brazil, and are a public health problem. The aim was to analyze the spatial pattern of the cases of maxillofacial injuries arising from violence in transit, associating them with characteristics of vulnerability of the place of residence of the victims. The addresses of the victims were georeferenced with geocodification. By process of space signature were identified the socio-spatial conditions of the victims, and we...