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Table 1 Distribution of the traffic injury victims according to the type of vehicle used for transport comparing the elderly victims with other age groups

From: A decade of road traffic fatalities among the elderly in north-West Iran

Type of vehicle used Elderly fatalities Other age fatalities Total
No vehicle used(Pedestrian) 823 (60.7%) 1471 (18.3%) 2294 (24.4%)
Car 306 (22.6%) 3453 (4%) 3759 (40%)
Bus or minibus 31 (2.3%) 196 (2.4%) 227 (2.4%)
Pickup truck 54 (4%) 640 (8%) 694 (7.4%)
Other trucks and trailers 5 (0.37%) 276 (3.4%) 281 (3%)
Motorcycles 85 (6.3%) 1751 (21.8%) 1836 (19.5%)
Bikes 30 (2.2%) 74 (0.9%) 104 (1.1%)
Other vehicles 14 (1%) 100 (1.3%) 114 (1.2%)
Unknown or missing 9 (0.7%) 78 (1%) 87 (0.9%)
Total 1357 (100%) 8039 (100%) 9396
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