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Table 3 Barriers to efficient trauma registry in developing countries

From: History and development of trauma registry: lessons from developed to developing countries

• Little or no pre-hospital care  
• Non-availability of (or inefficient) evacuation and transportation system  
• Limited inter-hospital communication in case of transfers  
• Lack of standardized and uniform hospital data formats  
• Limited availability of electronic data storage and retrieval facilities  
• Inadequate funding  
• Unfavorable government health policies  
• Inadequate census and population data  
• Lack of awareness in the communities