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Table 4 Bivariate analyses of demographics and crashes by sex and by age for victims in recreational off-highway vehicle (ROV) related crashes presenting to a Level 1 trauma center from 2004 to 2017

From: Recreational off-highway vehicle crashes resulting in victims being treated at a regional trauma center: mechanisms and contributing factors

 SexAge
Male
n (Col %)a
Female
n (Col %)a
p value< 16 Years
n (Col %)a
> 16 Years
n (Col %)a
p value
Group N4527 3537 
Age
  < 16 years17 (38%)18 (67%)0.03   
  > 16 years28 (62%)9 (33%)  
Seating
 Operator24 (55%)10 (38%)0.2210 (30%)24 (65%)0.005
 Passenger20 (45%)16 (62%)23 (70%)13 (35%)
Belted
 Yes1 (3%)4 (17%)0.154 (13%)1 (3%)0.36
 No35 (97%)20 (83%)27 (87%)28 (97%)
Season
 Winter (Dec-Feb)2 (4%)2 (7%)0.150 (0%)4 (11%)0.19
 Spring (Mar-May)13 (29%)9 (33%)11 (31%)11 (30%)
 Summer (Jun-Aug)19 (42%)15 (56%)19 (54%)15 (41%)
 Fall (Sep-Nov)11 (24%)1 (4%)5 (14%)7 (19%)
Day of Week
 Weekday (Mon-Fri)27 (60%)24 (89%)0.0228 (80%)23 (62%)0.12
 Weekend (Sat-Sun)18 (40%)3 (11%)7 (20%)14 (38%)
Location
 Roadway7 (28%)5 (29%)1.06 (26%)6 (32%)0.74
 Off-Road18 (72%)12 (71%)17 (74%)13 (68%)
Light
 Day29 (81%)21 (84%)1.033 (100%)17 (61%)< 0.001
 Night7 (19%)4 (16%)0 (0%)11 (39%)
Collision
 Yes6 (13%)4 (15%)1.05 (14%)5 (14%)1.0
 No39 (87%)23 (85%)30 (86%)32 (86%)
Pinned
 Yes27 (60%)18 (69%)0.6112 (34%)14 (39%)0.81
 No18 (40%)8 (31%)23 (66%)22 (61%)
Speed
  < 20 mph12 (57%)10 (67%)0.7312 (67%)10 (56%)0.73
  > 20 mph9 (43%)5 (33%)6 (33%)8 (44%)
  1. aThe sum of n for a variable may not equal the total Group N due to missing values
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