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Table 5 Helmet use among riders and pillions

From: Crash characteristics and patterns of injury among hospitalized motorised two-wheeled vehicle users in urban India

Helmet use Rider (n = 252) Pillion (n = 126) All (n = 378)
  N (%) N (%) N (%)
Used, Properly secured 73 (29.0%) 1 (0.8%) 74 (19.6%)
Not used    
   Not properly secured 8 (3.2%) 1 (0.8%) 9 (2.4%)
   Available, not used (carrying) 24 (9.5%) 3 (2.4%) 27 (7.1%)
   Not available 147 (58.3%) 121 (96.0%) 268 (70.9%)
   Sub-total not wearing a helmet 179 (71%) 125 (99.2%) 304 (80.4%)
Total 100% 100% 100%