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Table 3 AIS 2+ injuries of 'teenagers and adults injured in towns', in bicycle-only crashes, (n = 2490 injuries, mean number of injuries per cyclist = 1.25), Rhône Road Trauma Registry, 1996-2008

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

  Fractures Dislocations, Sprains and Strains Internal organ injuries Open wounds Unspecified Other All types
Head 1.9% 0.0% 3.6% 0.4% 13.5% 0.0% 19.4%
Face 2.4% 0.0% 0.0% 1.1% 0.0% 0.0% 3.5%
Neck 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.2% 0.3%
Head face, neck unspec. 0.0 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 0.0 %
Torso 1.8% 0.0% 1.7% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 3.6%
Vertebral column 2.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.3%
Upper extremities 50.7% 3.5% 0.0% 0.9% 0.4% 0.0% 55.6%
Lower extremities 10.1% 3.6% 0.0% 1.5% 0.0% 0.0% 15.2%
System-wide or unspec. 0.0 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 0.0 %
All regions 69.0% 7.2% 5.5% 4.0% 14.0% 0.3% 100.0%
  1. Each cell shows the proportion of AIS 2+ injuries of the corresponding category among all AIS2+ injuries of the subgroup (teens & adults injured in towns in bicycle-only crashes); the statistical unit is the injury, not the casualty