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Table 1 Sample characteristics (n = 34)

From: Understanding the social context of fatal road traffic collisions among young people: a qualitative analysis of narrative text in coroners’ records

   n %
Sex Male 30 88
  Female 4 12
Vehicle type Car 31 91
  Motorcycle 3 9
Driving status Driver 29 85
  Passenger 5 15
Vehicle occupancy Single occupant 19 63
  Passengers present 11 37
Passenger details 1 passenger present 8 73
  2 passengers present 2 18
  4 passengers present 1 9
Presence of alcohol Yes 11 32
  No 23 68
Presence of drugs Yes 5 15
  No 29 85
Time of collision 06:00–17:59 13 38
  18:00–05:59 21 62