Bicycle helmet efficacy: a meta-analysis.

@article{Attewell2001BicycleHE,
  title={Bicycle helmet efficacy: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Robyn G Attewell and K Glase and Michael McFadden},
  journal={Accident; analysis and prevention},
  year={2001},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={345-52}
}
Bicycle helmet efficacy was quantified using a formal meta-analytic approach based on peer-reviewed studies. Only those studies with individual injury and helmet use data were included. Based on studies from several countries published in the period 1987-1998, the summary odds ratio estimate for efficacy is 0.40 (95% confidence interval 0.29, 0.55) for head injury, 0.42 (0.26, 0.67) for brain injury, 0.53 (0.39, 0.73) for facial injury and 0.27 (0.10, 0.71) for fatal injury. This indicates a… CONTINUE READING
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