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Table 1 Demographic characteristics by type of road user (frequency (percent))

From: The role of Ugandan District Hospital orthopedic units in the care of vulnerable road users: a cross-sectional study

  RTI Patients Pedestrians Motorcyclists P value Comparing pedestrians to motorcyclistsa
Characteristic n = 176 % (95 % CI) n = 84 % (95 % CI) n = 70 % (95 % CI)  
Age (years)
 0–14 29 16 % (10–22 %) 25 31 % (21–41 %) 3 5 % (0–11 %) <0.001
 15–29 56 32 % (25–39 %) 22 27 % (17–37 %) 26 39 % (27–51 %) 1
 30–44 42 24 % (17–31 %) 19 23 % (13–33 %) 16 24 % (13–35 %) 1
 45–59 30 17 % (11–23 %) 10 12 % (4–20 %) 17 26 % (15–37 %) 1
  > 59 11 6 % (2–10 %) 5 6 % (0–12 %) 4 6 % (0–12 %) 1
Sex
 Male 125 71 % (64–78 %) 57 68 % (57–79 %) 52 74 % (63–85 %) 1
 Female 51 29 % (22–36 %) 27 32 % (21–43 %) 18 26 % (15–37 %)
Education
 Pre-Schooling 4 2 % (0–4 %) 3 4 % (0–9 %) 1 1 % (0–4 %) 1
 Student 40 23 % (16–30 %) 27 33 % (22–44 %) 7 10 % (2–18 %) 0.02
  ≤ Secondary Schooling 100 57 % (49–65 %) 39 48 % (37–59 %) 51 74 % (63–85 %) 0.03
 Post-Secondary Schooling 27 15 % (09–21 %) 12 15 % (7–23 %) 10 14 % (5–23 %) 1
Occupation
 Child 4 2 % (0–4 %) 3 4 % (1–9 %) 1 1 % (0–4 %) 1
 Student 39 23 % (16–30 %) 27 33 % (22–44 %) 7 10 % (2–18 %) 0.02
 Self Employed 58 34 % (27–41 %) 24 29 % (19–39 %) 29 42 % (30–54 %) 1
 Employee of NGO/Parastatal 15 9 % (4–14 %) 8 10 % (3–17 %) 6 9 % (2–16 %) 1
 Civil Servant 5 3 % (0–6 %) 0 0 % (0–1 %) 4 6 % (0–12 %) 0.83
 Motorcycle Taxi Driver 6 3 % (0–6 %) 1 1 % (0–4 %) 4 6 % (0–12 %) 1
 Housewife 4 2 % (0–4 %) 2 2 % (0–6 %) 2 3 % (0–8 %) 1
 Subsistence Farmer 26 15 % (9–21 %) 12 15 % (7–23 %) 13 19 % (9–29 %) 1
 Unemployed 4 2 % (0–4 %) 3 4 % (1–9 %) 1 1 % (0–4 %) 1
 Other 7 4 % (1–7 %) 2 2 % (0–6 %) 2 3 % (0–8 %) 1
  1. aBonferroni-corrected chi-squared or fisher’s exact test comparing pedestrians to motorcyclists