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Publication Number: FHWA-RD-99-078
Date: 1999

Injuries to Pedestrians and Bicyclists: An Analysis Based on Hospital Emergency Department Data

APPENDIX C

 

Hospital Emergency Department Data Descriptive Tables

Table 66. Distribution of emergency department-reported pedestrian and bicyclist injury cases by age of victim.

Age Ped-
MV
Ped
Only
Bike-
MV
Bike
Only
Ped-
Bike
Bike-
Bike
Other/
Uncert
Non-Case Total
0-4 62

(12.0)1

45

(4.9)

8

(2.6)

57

(7.7)

4

(19.1)

1

(3.4)

15

(14.6)

13

(9.4)

205

(7.4)

5-9 72

(13.9)

81

(8.9)

28

(8.9)

180

(24.4)

7

(33.3)

3

(10.7)

9

(8.7)

14

(10.1)

394

(14.2)

10-14 66

(12.7)

118

(13.0)

64

(20.4)

159

(21.5)

3

(14.3)

2

(7.1)

11

(10.7)

25

(18.0)

448

(16.2)

15-24 103

(19.9)

135

(14.8)

74

(23.6)

147

(19.9)

3

(14.3)

5

(17.9)

25

(24.3)

27

(19.4)

519

(18.7)

25-44 135

(26.1)

229

(25.2)

102

(32.6)

134

(18.1)

2

(9.5)

14

(50.0)

17

(16.5)

40

(28.8)

673

(24.3)

45-64 40

(7.7)

174

(19.1)

32

(10.2)

43

(5.8)

0

(0.0)

3

(10.7)

10

(9.7)

13

(9.4)

315

(11.4)

65+ 40

(7.7)

128

(14.1)

5

(1.6)

19

(2.6)

2

(9.5)

0

(0.0)

16

(15.5)

7

(5.0)

217

(7.8)

Total 518 910 313 739 21 28 103 139 2771

1 Percentage of column total.

 

Table 67. Distribution of emergency department-reported pedestrian and bicyclist injury cases by gender of victim.

Gender Ped-
MV
Ped
Only
Bike-
MV
Bike
Only
Ped-
Bike
Bike-
Bike
Other/
Uncert
Non-Case Total
Male 326

(62.6)1

428

(46.7)

260

(81.3)

518

(70.1)

14

(66.7)

16

(57.1)

48

(47.1)

89

(63.1)

1699

(60.9)

Female 195

(37.4)

489

(53.3)

60

(18.8)

221

(29.9)

7

(33.3)

12

(42.9)

54

(52.9)

52

(36.9)

1090

(39.1)

Total 521 917 320 739 21 28 102 141 2789

1 Percentage of column total.

 

Table 68. Distribution of emergency department-reported pedestrian and bicyclist injury cases by race of victim.

Race Ped-
MV
Ped
Only
Bike-
MV
Bike
Only
Ped-
Bike
Bike-
Bike
Other/
Uncert
Non-Case Total
White 243

(47.6)1

702

(77.2)

169

(53.5)

511

(70.6)

15

(71.4)

18

(64.3)

62

(61.4)

103

(74.6)

1823

(66.4)

Black 174

(34.1)

129

(14.2)

89

(28.2)

95

(13.1)

4

(19.0)

2

(7.1)

27

(26.7)

26

(18.8)

546

(19.9)

Hispanic 74

(14.5)

54

(5.9)

46

(14.6)

79

(10.9)

2

(9.5)

5

(17.9)

11

(10.9)

7

(5.1)

278

(10.1)

Asian 8

(1.6)

10

(1.1)

5

(1.6)

21

(2.9)

0

(0.0)

3

(10.7)

1

(1.0)

2

(1.4)

50

(1.8)

American Indian 2

(0.4)

1

(0.1)

2

(0.6)

1

(0.1)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

6

(0.2)

Other/

Mixed

9

(1.8)

13

(1.4)

5

(1.6)

17

(2.3)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

44

(1.6)

Total 510 909 316 724 21 28 101 138 2747

1 Percentage of column total.

 

Table 69. Distribution of emergency department-reported pedestrian and bicyclist injury cases by time of day injury occurred.

Time of Day Ped-
MV
Ped
Only
Bike-
MV
Bike
Only
Ped-
Bike
Bike-
Bike
Other/
Uncert
Non-Case Total
6 a.m.-10 a.m. 38

(9.6)1

116

(13.5)

24

(8.9)

26

(4.3)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

5

(9.4)

3

(15.0)

212

(9.4)

10 a.m.-2 p.m. 64

(16.2)

192

(22.3)

47

(17.5)

101

(16.6)

6

(28.6)

8

(30.8)

8

(15.1)

3

(15.0)

429

(19.0)

2 p.m.-6 p.m. 135

(34.2)

267

(31.0)

97

(36.1)

248

(40.7)

7

(33.3)

7

(26.9)

16

(30.2)

10

(50.0)

787

(34.9)

6 p.m.-10 p.m. 115

(29.1)

210

(24.4)

81

(30.1)

200

(32.8)

8

(38.1)

11

(42.3)

17

(32.1)

4

(20.0)

646

(28.7)

10 p.m.-2 a.m. 33

(8.4)

60

(7.0)

18

(6.7)

31

(5.1)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

7

(13.2)

0

(0.0)

149

(6.6)

2 a.m.-6 a.m. 10

(2.5)

15

(1.7)

2

(0.7)

3

(0.5)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

30

(1.3)

Total 395 860 269 609 21 26 53 20 2253

1 Percentage of column total.

 

Table 70. Distribution of emergency department-reported pedestrian and bicyclist injury cases by case disposition.

Emerg. Dept.
Disposition
Ped-MV Ped
Only
Bike-
MV
Bike
Only
Ped-
Bike
Bike-
Bike
Other/
Uncert
Non-Case Total
Treated &

Released

298

(57.3)1

845

(92.6)

231

(74.0)

653

(88.7)

18

(90.0)

24

(85.7)

82

(81.2)

120

(87.6)

2271

(82.1)

Admitted 197

(37.9)

62

(6.8)

71

(22.8)

63

(8.6)

2

(10.0)

4

(14.3)

18

(17.8)

14

(10.2)

431

(15.6)

Transfer/

Other

10

(1.9)

6

(0.7)

5

(1.6)

19

(2.6)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

1

(1.0)

3

(2.2)

44

(1.6)

Fatal 15

(2.9)

0

(0.0)

5

(1.6)

1

(0.1)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

21

(0.8)

Total 520 913 312 736 20 28 101 137 2767

1 Percentage of column total.

 

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