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Table 1 Basic characteristics of national level road traffic injuries in 2005, Japan

From: Clinical consequences of road traffic injuries among the elderly in Japan

Age (years) 18 - 64 65 - 74 75+
Group 1 2 3
Population 80,271,702 14,070,107 11,576,545
Cases (percentage of the population)   
Fatality 3668 (0.005%) 1240 (0.009%) 1572 (0.014%)
Severe injuries 43336 (0.054%) 10372 (0.074%) 7887 (0.068%)
All injuries 904086 (1.13%) 86968 (0.618%) 42298 (0.365%)
Gender (% of male)    
Fatality 80% 58% 51%
Severe injuries 63% 44% 47%
All injuries 55% 50% 50%
Mechanism of injuries (%)   
Fatality    
Automobile 53% 29% 20%
Pedestrian 18% 40% 52%
Bicycle 8% 18% 17%
Motorcycle 21% 13% 10%
Others 0% 0% 0%
Severe injuries    
Automobile 38% 27% 22%
Pedestrian 10% 23% 34%
Bicycle 14% 26% 26%
Motorcycle 37% 24% 18%
Others 0% 0% 0%
All injuries    
Automobile 69% 52% 39%
Pedestrian 4% 13% 24%
Bicycle 11% 23% 25%
Motorcycle 15% 13% 12%
Others 0% 0% 0%