Bicycle helmet use in Sweden during the 1990s and in the future.

  title={Bicycle helmet use in Sweden during the 1990s and in the future.},
  author={Sixten Nol{\'e}n and Robert K. Ekman and Kent Lindqvist},
  journal={Health promotion international},
  volume={20 1},
This paper describes how the use of bicycle helmets in Sweden has changed for different categories of cyclists from 1988 to 2002, and it also estimates future trends in voluntary wearing of bicycle helmets up to the year 2010. Observational studies of the use of bicycle helmets were conducted once a year from 1988 to 2002 at 157 sites in 21 cities. The subjects observed were children cycling to school (average n = 5471/year) and in their free time (average n = 2191/year), and adults cycling to… CONTINUE READING

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