Collision-related factors for whiplash subjects in Quebec, 1987

 

Study Cohort MembersWhiplash OnlyWhiplash Plus Other Injuries
Number301416661348
% involved in collisions resulting in:
Fatal injury 1.30.62.2
Serious injury11.47.116.8
Minor injury65.664.966.5
Material damage only21.627.414.5
Vehicle type (%):
Car or taxi89.592.785.6
Truck5.44.76.2
Other/missing data5.12.58.2
Function of whiplash subject (%):
Driver76.078.273.2
Passenger22.020.923.4
Pedestrian1.60.72.7
Missing data0.40.20.7
% involved in collision with:
Moving object78.384.470.8
Stationary object12.08.915.7
Other (no collision or missing data)9.76.713.4
% involving one vehicle only23.517.231.2
Direction of collision (%):
Rear-end30.739.519.8
90E19.118.020.4
Head-on14.511.817.7
Other/missing data35.830.742.1
Seat belt (%):
Used61.762.860.2
Not used8.75.412.8
Missing data29.631.826.9
Authorized speed limit (%):
- than60 km/h53.859.047.4
60 - 90 km/h19.819.120.7
$ 90 km/h and +24.320.029.6
Missing data2.11.92.3