Table 5

Risk factors for neck injuries

% Patients with neck injuries (n=91)% Patients without neck injuries (n=3293)OR95% Cl
Gender
 Male74.771.81.160.72 to 1.87
 Female25.328.21.0Reference
Age (in years)
 ≤51.17.60.070.00 to 0.50
 6–1215.436.40.220.12 to 0.41
 13–1916.516.10.530.28 to 0.99
 20–3957.129.71.0Reference
 ≥409.910.30.500.23 to 1.06
Motor vehicle involvement40.714.64.012.56 to 6.29
ISS>821.96.44.092.37 to 7.04
Hospitalization17.69.62.561.57 to 4.19
Death4.40.315.126.23 to 36.70
Helmeted*52.850.61.090.72 to 1.65
 Hard shell33.349.50.750.40 to 1.39
 Thin shell35.428.61.380.75 to 2.52
 No shell22.919.21.330.64 to 2.71
  • *Compared with unhelmeted cyclists.