TABLE 68 Serious Motor Vehicle-Related Injuries by Age and Gender: 2001

TABLE 68 Serious Motor Vehicle-Related Injuries by Age and Gender: 2001

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Age Males (numbers) Females (number)
0-4 3,543 3,329
5-9 6,287 4,037
10-14 6,834 4,809
15-19 25,279 16,701
20-24 26,360 16,158
25-29 15,410 10,223
30-34 14,214 8,831
35-39 14,382 8,199
40-44 14,384 9,394
45-49 10,836 7,340
50-54 10,988 6,966
55-59 6,985 4,486
60-64 5,154 4,226
65-69 3,637 4,545
70-74 3,423 3,702
75-79 4,331 4,092
80-84 3,383 3,894
85-89 1,222 1,786
90-94 354 100
95-99 135 325
100+ 0 0

NOTE: A minor injury is one in which the victim was treated and released. A serious injury is one in which the victim was either hospitalized or treated and transferred to another facility.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, calculations based on data from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, National Electronic Injury Surveillance (NEISS) System, available at http://www.cpsc.gov/Neiss/oracle.html, as of June 2003.