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Bicycling injury hospitalisation rates in Canadian jurisdictions: analyses examining associations with helmet legislation and mode share
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    Helmet legislation affecting cycling levels

    An interesting article on injury rates, helmet wearing rates and annual trips by bicycle for provinces and territories in Canada. The average trip rate for youth and adults shows some variation, see Tables A and B here: Data from Tables 2 and 3 in the article are included in Tables A and B with added information on the population to derive an average trip rate per person per jurisdiction.

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    Globally, there is a strong movement to encourage active lifestyles in our communities. Clinicians, the public health community and policy makers around the globe are encouraging communities to engage in active lifestyles. Dr.Vivek Murthy, the US Surgeon General, is convinced of the benefits of active lifestyles in our communities and he encourages communities to embrace healthy behaviors (1). Furthermore, the Surgeon...

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