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Research Article

Epidemiology of Traffic Fatalities among Motorcycle Users in East Azerbaijan, Iran

Table 3

Distribution of crash and victim related characteristics compared for place of death and as a whole among motorcycle user fatalities in East Azerbaijan, Iran.

VariablesPre-hospital deathDeath after hospital admissionTotal deathP-value
Percentage (columnar)95% CI of percentagePercentage (columnar)95% CI of percentage

Victim’s gender

Male9795.8-98.19694.4-97960.14
Female2.871.9-4.24.143-5.63.54

Victim’s age group

<153.922.8-5.42.591.8-3.83.220.046
15-3056.9153.6-60.253.1650-56.354.94
30-4522.3519.7-25.222.820.3-25.622.59
45-6010.378.5-12.614.312.2-16.712.44
>606.455-8.37.155.7-96.82

Cause of death

Head Trauma75.2372.2-7877.0274.3-79.676.170.028
Bleeding5.884.5-7.74.873.7-6.45.34
Multiple Fractures8.877.1-117.355.9-9.28.07
Mixed causes8.767-10.87.456-9.38.07
Other1.040.5-22.071.3-3.21.58
Not defined yet0.230.1-0.91.240.7-2.20.76

Body organs injured

Head & face87.985.6-89.98784.7-88.987.450.5
Neck5.74.4-7.55.34-6.95.490.66
Chest & abdomen19.517-22.327.825.1-30.823.91<0.001
Back spine21.2-3.11.40.09-2.41.680.4
Upper limbs64.6-7.84.13-5.650.07
Lower limbs11.39.3-13.510.28.5-12.310.760.49
Pelvis5.94.5-7.611.39.4-13.48.7<0.001

Counterpart crash vehicle type

No vehicle18.2415.8-2121.0118.6-23.719.71<0.001
Cars29.126.2-32.239.8636.8-4334.77
Motorcycles10.288.4-12.59.948.2-1210.1
Buses & minibuses3.932.8-5.42.481.7-3.73.17
Pickups13.7411.6-16.211.599.7-13.812.61
Camionets camions or trailers19.2816.8-22.17.355.9-9.212.99
Other vehicles5.434.1-7.27.766.2-9.66.66

Crash location

Outer city66.7163.5-69.852.5649.4-55.759.29<0.001
Inner city33.2930.2-36.547.4444.3-50.640.71

: confidence interval.

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