Table 3

 Prevalence of helmet use in 2002 in categories within statistically significant univariate predictors

PredictorPrevalence of helmet use (%)
    55 or older27.1
Home residence
    Rocky Mountain29.2
    Far West16.2
    South Central10.1
    North Central15.0
    Other country11.1
Self reported ability
Proportion of days skied or snowboarded
    1st quartile5.0
    2nd quartile13.3
    3rd quartile23.2
Type of guest16.6
Type of equipment
Ski area region