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Table 5 AIS 2+ injuries of 'teenagers and adults injured outside towns' in bicycle-only crashes (n = 992 injuries, mean number of injuries per cyclist = 1.34), 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 1.6% 0.0% 6.0% 0.3% 15.3% 0.1% 23.4%
Face 4.1% 0.0% 0.0% 1.1% 0.0% 0.0% 5.2%
Neck 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Head face, neck unspec. 0.0 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 0.0 %
Torso 2.1% 0.0% 3.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 5.2%
Vertebral column 3.1% 0.0% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.3%
Upper extremities 43.1% 4.7% 0.0% 1.0% 0.6% 0.1% 49.6%
Lower extremities 10.5% 1.0% 0.0% 1.6% 0.0% 0.1% 13.2%
System-wide or unspec. 0.0 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 0.0 %
All regions 64.6% 5.7% 9.3% 4.1% 15.9% 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 outside towns in bicycle-only crashes); the statistical unit is the injury, not the casualty