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Table 2 Serious injuries (ISS > 8) in Region Västmanland in rural and urban areas 2003–2014 (N = 633)

From: Incidence of seriously injured road users in a Swedish region, 2003–2014, from the perspective of a national road safety policy

VariablesRural areaUrban areap-value
n = 262%n = 371%Chi2-value
df
Road user group< 0.001
Car or bus driver/passenger, lorry driver18369.8%328.6%317.167
Cyclist249.2%16143.4%4
Moped rider93.4%225.9% 
Motorcycle rider2911.1%92.4% 
Pedestrian176.5%14739.6% 
Road area< 0.001
Vision Zero Area:8331.7%5314.3%27.540
  Motorway 110 km/h19 0  
  Barrier separated road 100 km/h27 0  
  Speed camera section17 0  
  Road 80, 60 or 40 km/h14 3  
  Roundabout6 2  
  Road 30 km/h, over or under pass0 48  
Non-Vision Zero Area:17968.3%31885.7% 
  Road 110, 100, 90, 70 or 50 km/h135 60  
  Junction - T- or X-junction35 37  
  Pedestrian crossing, road ≥40 km/h5 24  
  Track for cyclist, pedestrian, moped rider2 102  
  Pavement2 95  
Type of accident< 0.001
Multi crash13150.0%11430.7%24.041
Single crach13150.0%25769.3%1
Age< 0.001
0–14124.6%164.3%68.641
15–245019.1%4211.3%5
25–447629.0%3810.2% 
45–646725.6%9826.4% 
65–743212.2%6818.3% 
75 and above259.5%10929.5% 
Sex0.012
Men17165.3%20555.3%6.381
Women9134.7%16644.7%1