The authors report the incidence of traffic injuries to children in Montreal: 33.4 per 10,000, 57% pedestrians, 24.5% passengers, and 18.4% bicyclists. Nearly 20% were hospitalized and 1.2% died. One third had MAIS scores of 2 or more with the highest rate of severe injuries found among pedestrains. Pedestrian and bicycle (but not passenger) injuries in low income areas were four to nine times greater than those in more affluent areas.

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  • Authors:
    • PLESS, I B
    • Verreault, R
    • Aresenault, L
    • Frappier, J-Y
    • Stulginskas, J
  • Publication Date: 1987-3

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  • Accession Number: 00491814
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-040 016
  • Files: HSL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Mar 31 1990 12:00AM