Children are more prone to bike-related genitourinary injuries than adults

04/3/2014 | Reuters

Between 2002 and 2012, the incidence of emergency department visits for bicycle-related kidney or genital injuries was about 10 times greater among children than among adults, with approximately 448 injuries for every 100,000 children, a U.S. study showed. However, adults were more frequently admitted to the hospital than children. The findings, based on data from the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System, appear in the journal Injury Prevention.

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