Table 1

Socio-demographic and injury characteristics of RTI victims included in INTRD, 2000-2004
Characteristics N (%) Characteristics N (%)
Sex: Died in hospital:
Male 6479 (77.5) Yes 402 (4.9)
Female 1876 (22.4) No 7844 (95.1)
Age: Road user type:
0–4 178 (2.1) Pedestrian 3422 (41)
5–14 1126 (13.5) Car occupant 1639 (19.7)
15–29 3462 (41.4) Motorcyclist 2847 (34.1)
30–44 1747 (20.9) Bicycle rider 316 (3.8)
45–59 913 (10.9) Others 132 (1.6)
60+ 897 (10.7) Transportation mode:
Education level: EMS ambulances 1049 (12.7)
Illiterate 1770 (21.5) Other ambulances 1972 (23.7)
Elementary/Intermediate 4085 (49.6) Other vehicles 5272 (63.4)
Unspecified 20 (0.24)
High school 2001 (24.3) ISS
University 373 (4.3) 1–7 4004 (52.9)
Occupation type: 8–12 2105 (27.8)
Retired 230 (2.8) 13+ 1457 (19.3)
Armed forces 184 (2.2) GCS
White-collar worker 942 (11.3) 3–8 521 (6.2)
Blue-collar worker 2192 (26.3) 9–12 444 (5.3)
Farmer 399 (4.8) 13–15 7386 (88.4)
Others* 4255 (51.1) Safety helmet use:
Unspecified 127 (1.5) Yes 152 (5.4)
Insurance status: No 2678 (94.6)
Yes 3216 (41.1) Seat belt use:
No 4601 (58.9) Yes 87 (5.4)
No 1533 (94.6)

RTI: Road traffic injury, INTRD: Iranian National Trauma Registry Database,

ISS: Injury Severity Score, GCS: Glasgow Coma Scale,

*Children younger than school age, students, unemployed persons, etc.

Haghparast-Bidgoli et al.

Haghparast-Bidgoli et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:281   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-281

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