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Table 5 Nature of upper and lower extremity injury stratified by bicyclist age group

From: A cross-sectional study of characteristics of bicyclist upper and lower extremity injuries in bicycle-vehicle crashes in Ohio, United States, 2013–2017

  Age category, years
3–14 15–24 25–44 45–64 65+
Upper extremity
 Fracture 62 (3.9) 78 (4.2) 71 (5.0) 98 (7.4) 25 (9.7)
 Open wound 18 (1.1) 40 (2.2) 29 (2.0) 28 (2.1) 17 (6.6)
 Superficial 233 (14.6) 258 (14.0) 164 (11.5) 177 (13.3) 36 (13.9)
Lower extremity
 Fracture 86 (5.4) 68 (3.7) 80 (5.6) 105 (7.9) 21 (8.1)
 Open wound 47 (2.9) 55 (3.0) 34 (2.4) 31 (2.3) 9 (3.5)
 Superficial 343 (21.5) 376 (20.4) 239 (16.8) 246 (18.5) 48 (18.5)
Total number of bicyclists 1598 1843 1420 1331 259
  1. Note: An individual cyclist may have multiple injuries
  2. Data sources: Ohio Hospital Association and Ohio Department of Public Safety