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Inj Prev 11:18-23 doi:10.1136/ip.2004.005439
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Temporal factors in motor vehicle crash deaths

Table 6

 Percentage of crash deaths by age and blood alcohol concentration (BAC), July 4 and comparison days, 1986–2002

Date Age (years) BAC (%)*
0–29 30–54 55+ 0 0.01–0.07 0.08+
*BAC imputed for drivers and pedestrians; for passenger deaths, BAC of driver was used.
Passenger vehicle July 4 56 30 15 52 7 40
occupants June 27/July 11 48 30 23 63 6 31
Pedestrians July 4 44 37 18 53 4 43
June 27/July 11 37 34 28 61 4 35
Motorcyclists July 4 51 43 7 43 11 47
June 27/July 11 51 44 5 49 10 41
All deaths July 4 54 32 14 52 7 41
June 27/July 11 47 32 21 62 6 31

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