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Table 1 Demographic characteristics and helmet use of study participantsa and their families

From: Parental attitudes and family helmet use for all-terrain vehicles and bicycles

 Respondents
n (column %) b
Spouse/partner
n (column %) b
Minor children
[Age range] n (column %) b
Group N9883175
Age
 26–35 years22 (22)18 (23)[0–5 years] 53 (32)
 36–45 years59 (61)52 (52)[6–11 years] 59 (35)
 46–60 years17 (17)20 (25)[12–17 years] 56 (33)
Sex
 Male22 (22)61 (78)77 (50%)
 Female76 (78)17 (22)78 (50%)
Rode an ATV in past year
 Yes19 (19)14 (17)43 (25)
 No79 (81)69 (83)132 (75)
ATV helmet use past year
 0% (Never)13 (68)10 (71)20 (47)
 1–25%1 (5)1 (7)2 (5)
 26–50%2 (11)0 (0)3 (7)
 51–75%1 (5)1 (7)0 (0)
 76–99%0 (0)0 (0)2 (5)
 100% (Always)2 (11)2 (14)16 (37)
Rode a bicycle in past year
 Yes65 (66)50 (60)135 (77)
 No33 (34)33 (40)40 (23)
Bicycle helmet use past year
 0% (Never)13 (22)11 (22)11 (8)
 1–25%1 (2)2 (4)15 (1)
 26–50%2 (3)2 (4)6 (4)
 51–75%2 (3)3 (6)8 (6)
 76–99%4 (6)3 (6)26 (19)
 100% (Always)37 (63)29 (58)69 (51)
  1. aSubject inclusion criterion were adults that had one or more children < 18 years old living at home and that one or more of the children had ridden a bicycle and/or on an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) in the past year
  2. bTotal of column n values by category may not equal total Group N because of missing data
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