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Table 1 Crash characteristics according to cyclist type, Rhône Road Trauma Registry, 1996-2008, n = 13,684

From: The injury epidemiology of cyclists based on a road trauma registry

   Teens & adults, injured in towns Teens & adults, injured outside towns Children (0-10 years old)
   N = 7,981 N = 2,032 N = 3,671
   Col. % Col. % Col. %
Month of crash January 4.7% 2.5% 2.2%
p < 0.0001 February 4.3% 4.1% 2.8%
  March 6.4% 6.1% 7.3%
  April 8.7% 10.2% 9.9%
  May 11.4% 11.9% 14.8%
  June 11.4% 12.5% 11.5%
  July 11.7% 12.3% 11.5%
  August 10.1% 11.4% 14.7%
  September 11.8% 12.1% 13.9%
  October 9.4% 9.8% 7.2%
  November 6.3% 4.1% 2.7%
  December 3.8% 3.1% 1.3%
Day of crash Monday 12.6% 8.8% 11.4%
p < 0.0001 Tuesday 14.0% 10.0% 10.5%
  Wednesday 15.7% 11.9% 15.0%
  Thursday 13.6% 11.7% 10.5%
  Friday 14.6% 8.8% 11.1%
  Saturday 14.1% 21.5% 18.3%
  Sunday 15.4% 27.4% 23.3%
Time of day Day time 62.0% 82.7% 63.2%
p < 0.0001 Night time 12.1% 3.9% 2.4%
  Unknown 25.9% 13.3% 34.4%
Road type 'National roads' 0.8% 3.3% 0.1%
p < 0.0001 'County roads' 1.2% 16.1% 1.1%
  'Local roads' 73.3% 39.5% 43.3%
  Road, unknown type 2.9% 5.1% 2.5%
  Car park 0.9% 0.7% 2.0%
  Private road 1.0% 1.2% 6.0%
  Off-road 7.3% 13.7% 9.4%
  Unknown 12.4% 20.2% 35.6%
Type of trip Private 33.0% 42.3% 0.0%
p < 0.0001 Work-related* 14.3% 2.6% 0.0%
  Not relevant** 29.3% 34.1% 100.0%
  Unknown 23.4% 21.1% 0.0%
Antagonist type p < 0.0001 None or non-motorized 67.1% 80.6% 89.6%
  Motor vehicle 30.9% 16.5% 7.6%
  Unknown 2.0% 3.0% 2.8%
Antagonist type None 54.8% 68.0% 78.9%
(detail) Stationary 7.9% 5.9% 6.5%
p < 0.0001 Animal 0.3% 0.4% 0.0%
  Pedestrian 1.1% 0.6% 0.7%
  Cyclist 3.1% 5.7% 3.5%
  Motorised two wheeler 1.2% 1.3% 0.4%
  Car 27.7% 13.7% 6.8%
  Van, Truck 2.0% 1.5% 0.4%
  Unknown 2.0% 3.0% 2.8%
  1. * work-related = commuting or part of occupational activity
  2. ** not relevant = outside the range 14 to 65 years old