Table 1

Distribution of pedestrian injury severity according to a set of variables for the period 2003 to 2016

NFatalityInjuryχ2 test
n (%)n (%)P value
Total100 4111925 (1.92)98 486 (98.08)
Sun glare
 Yes13 355 (13.30)329 (2.46)13 026 (97.54)<0.01
 No87 056 (86.70)1596 (1.83)85 460 (98.17)
Pedestrian gender
 Male50 942 (50.73)1015 (1.99)49 927 (98.01)0.08
 Female49 469 (49.27)910 (1.84)48 559 (98.16)
Driver gender
 Male53 351 (53.13)1132 (2.12)52 219 (97.88)<0.01
 Female47 060 (46.87)793 (1.69)46 267 (98.31)
Pedestrian age (years)
 <183644 (3.63)67 (1.84)3577 (98.16)<0.01
 18–4025 851 (25.75)154 (0.60)25 697 (99.40)
 41–6431 283 (31.15)352 (1.13)30 931 (98.87)
 ≥6539 633 (39.47)1352 (3.41)38 281 (96.59)
Driver age (years)
 <184458 (4.44)103 (2.31)4355 (97.69)<0.01
 18–4025 808 (25.70)295 (1.14)25 513 (98.86)
 41–6432 523 (32.39)474 (1.46)32 049 (98.54)
 ≥6537 622 (37.47)1033 (2.75)36 589 (97.25)
Driver licence
 Licensed86 007 (85.65)1609 (1.87)84 398 (98.13)0.01
 Unlicensed14 404 (14.35)316 (2.19)14 088 (97.81)
Alcohol use for driver
 No86 322 (85.97)1512 (1.75)84 810 (98.25)<0.01
 Yes14 089 (14.03)413 (2.93)13 676 (97.07)
Seasons
 Spring/summer47 671 (47.48)914 (1.92)46 757 (98.08)0.99
 Autumn/winter52 740 (52.52)1011 (1.92)51 729 (98.08)
Crash location
 Rural10 475 (10.43)352 (3.36)10 123 (96.64)<0.01
 Urban89 936 (89.57)1573 (1.75)88 363 (98.25)
Crash partner
 Motorcycle33 221 (33.09)643 (1.94)32 578 (98.06)<0.01
 Car45 963 (45.77)801 (1.74)45 162 (98.26)
 Taxi9655 (9.62)208 (2.15)9447 (97.85)
 Heavy vehicle11 572 (11.52)356 (3.08)11 216 (96.92)
Pedestrian movement
 Facing traffic9704 (9.66)172 (1.77)9532 (98.23)<0.01
 Back to traffic24 584 (24.48)623 (2.53)23 961 (97.47)
 Crossing66 123 (65.85)1130 (1.71)64 993 (98.29)
Car manoeuvre
 Straight50 836 (50.63)862 (1.70)49 974 (98.30)<0.01
 Changing lane15 625 (15.56)257 (1.64)15 368 (98.36)
 Overtaking21 339 (21.25)601 (2.82)20 738 (97.18)
 Turning12 611 (12.56)205 (1.63)12 406 (98.37)
Sunset
 Sunset8325 (8.29)214 (2.57)8109 (97.41)<0.01
 Other times87 056 (86.70)1596 (1.83)85 460 (98.17)
 Sunrise5030 (5.01)115 (2.29)4915 (97.71)
Weekdays
 Weekday70 366 (70.08)1267 (1.80)69 099 (98.20)<0.01
 Weekend30 045 (29.92)658 (2.19)29 387 (97.81)