TABLE 9-9 Serious Motor Vehicle-Related Injuries by Age and Gender: 2002

TABLE 9-9 Serious Motor Vehicle-Related Injuries by Age and Gender: 2002

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Age Males (number) Females (number)
0-4 3,804 2,654
5-9 4,805 2,416
10-14 11,653 5,595
15-19 16,899 11,864
20-24 22,647 12,625
25-29 14,403 8,887
30-34 15,815 9,329
35-39 10,537 4,705
40-44 12,489 8,637
45-49 11,362 6,786
50-54 8,810 4,679
55-59 6,267 5,283
60-64 5,085 4,230
65-69 4,766 3,665
70-74 4,476 6,509
75-79 3,787 3,393
80-84 3,760 3,522
85-89 1,585 1,734
90-94 1,122 907
95-99 0 0
100+ 0 115

NOTE: A serious injury is one in which the victim was either hospitalized or treated and transferred to another facility, was dead on arrival, or died in the emergency room. This table does not include an additional 4,908 serious injuries for which age was unknown or not recorded in the original data.

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, October 2003.