Table 1

The proportion (%) of the children that stopped using helmet by their stated reason to stop and by level of school

Level of school
Stated reasonIntermediate level (n=408)Upper level (n=631)
It is ugly/silly3537
It is uncomfortable1514
It feels unnecessary1012
It is inconvenient1312
My friends have stopped1010
Need a new helmet (old one are broken or too small)97
My parents have stopped telling me23
Other reasons23
I have been harassed31
I wanted to be tough11