In the same way (sadly!) that a nation's town, city - locality/region may have its 'accident' hot spots, of course globally, specific countries will too?
Recollection of radio programme on road accident rates in Romania... and recall a paper in South Sudan Medical Journal:
Yes, crucial to get terminology correct in reporting across contexts and scales.
HIFA profile: Peter Jones is a Community Mental Health Nurse with the NHS in NW England and a a part-time tutor at Bolton University. Peter champions a conceptual framework - Hodges' model - that can be used to facilitate personal and group reflection and holistic / integrated care. A bibliography is provided at the blog 'Welcome to the QUAD' (http://hodges-model.blogspot.com). h2cmuk AT yahoo.co.uk