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|Child cyclists all causes, England||Child head injuries not involving a motor vehicle, England & Wales|
Includes casualties with and without motor vehicle involvement.
|Hospital admissions||Child cyclist fatalities|
|Year||Total||Year||Due to head injury||% all child cyclist deaths|
|2001 - 2002||3,372||2002||10||53%|
|2000 - 2001||3,489||2001||12||63%|
|1999 - 2000||3,115||2000||14||58%|
|1998 - 1999||2,711||1999||20||63%|
|1997 - 1998||3,349||1998||18||62%|
|1996 - 1997||2,781||1997||25||71%|
|1995 - 1996||2,333||1996||34||72%|
Department of Health for England.
Reply on 10th November 2003 by Dr Ladyman, Dept of Health Minister, to Parliamentary Question by Brian Jenkins MP.
Hansard Written Answers, 10th Nov 2003 page 17-8W.
Note: Data for 2001 and 2002 fatalities may not be directly comparable to those for previous years, due to changes in coding methodology in 2001
Head injuries referred to hospital Accident & Emergency departments, involving concussion or unconsciousness.
|Age||Cycling||All causes||% cycling|
|0 - 4||110||9,950||1.1%|
|5 - 9||713||16,443||4.3%|
|10 - 14||1,006||16,040||6.3%|
|15 - 19||457||8,084||5.6%|
In 66% of cases, no further treatment was necessary.
Department of Trade & Industry, Home and Leisure Accident Surveillance System.