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Personal and trip characteristics associated with safety equipment use by injured adult bicyclists: a cross-sectional study

  • Kay Teschke1Email author,
  • Jeff R Brubacher2,
  • Steven M Friedman3,
  • Peter A Cripton4,
  • M Anne Harris5,
  • Conor CO Reynolds6,
  • Hui Shen1,
  • Melody Monro1,
  • Garth Hunte2,
  • Mary Chipman7,
  • Michael D Cusimano7,
  • Nancy Smith Lea8,
  • Shelina Babul9 and
  • Meghan Winters10
BMC Public Health201212:765

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-12-765

Received: 6 June 2012

Accepted: 3 September 2012

Published: 11 September 2012

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Original Submission
6 Jun 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
1 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Rune Elvik
10 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Brent Hagel
24 Jul 2012 Author responded Author comments - Kay Teschke
Resubmission - Version 3
24 Jul 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
31 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Brent Hagel
Resubmission - Version 4
Submitted Manuscript version 4
3 Sep 2012 Editorially accepted
11 Sep 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-12-765

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Authors’ Affiliations

School of Population and Public Health, 2206 East Mall, University of British Columbia
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of British Columbia
Emergency Medicine, University Health Network
Department of Mechanical Engineering, ICORD and the Brain Research Centre, University of British Columbia
Occupational Cancer Research Centre
Liu Institute for Global Issues, University of British Columbia
School of Public Health, University of Toronto
Toronto Centre for Active Transportation
British Columbia Injury Research and Prevention Unit
Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University