Table 3

Number (%) of “recaptures” by severity of injury (that is, percentage of hospital cases also appearing in matched police records)

Cyclists(%)Passengers (%)Pedestrians (%)
*Fractures of skull, of femur, or of other long bones requiring operative correction.
Severe* injury7/32 (22)10/13 (77)112/190 (59)
Not severe injury14/82 (17)23/84 (27)171/435 (39)