A population-based study of motorcycle injury and costs.

  title={A population-based study of motorcycle injury and costs.},
  author={M Braddock and Raymond Schwartz and Garry D. Lapidus and Leonard Banco and Linda Jacobs},
  journal={Annals of emergency medicine},
  volume={21 3},
STUDY OBJECTIVE To provide a population-based injury and cost profile for motorcycle injury in Connecticut. DESIGN Population-based retrospective epidemiologic review of Connecticut death certificates, hospital discharge data, and police accident reports. RESULTS Connecticut death certificates identified 112 deaths from motorcycle injuries for an annual death rate of 1.2 per 100,000 persons. Death rates were highest among 20- to 24-year-old men. Nonhelmeted motorcyclists were 3.4-fold more… CONTINUE READING
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