South Australian Primary Schools Bicycle Helmet Usage Survey

This was a school-based survey that was conducted to assess bicycle helmet compliance amongst South Australian primary school students riding to school. 32% of South Australian primary schools chose to participate in the survey. The total number of students surveyed in the participating schools accounted for approximately 42% of all primary school children. It was estimated that 4% of the primary school children ride their bicycle to school. Of the students riding bicycle to school, 92% wore a helmet. The highest rate of helmet-compliance was reported in Catholic and independent primary schools (100%). Geographically, the lowest rate was reported in the metropolitan Adelaide region (89%).

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    University of Adelaide

    Centre for Automotive Safety Research (CASR)
    Adelaide, South Australia  Australia  5005
  • Authors:
    • Thomas, H
    • Somers, R L
    • Anderson, R W G
  • Publication Date: 2004-7


  • English

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  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Appendices; Tables;
  • Pagination: 20p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01053853
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 1920947078
  • Report/Paper Numbers: CASR006
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 6 2007 9:47AM