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Bicycle-related genitourinary injuries in the USA from 2002-2010

  • Author(s): Tasian, GE
  • Appa, AA
  • Bagga, HS
  • Blaschko, S
  • McCulloch, CE
  • McAninch, JW
  • Breyer, BN
  • et al.

Among children, the incidence of bicycle-related genitourinary (GU) injuries was 448 per 100 000 (95% CI 383 to 514) and, among adults, was 53 per 100 000 (95% CI 36 to 71). Although children sustained more injuries, adults were more likely to being admitted to the hospital for the GU injury (OR 1.95, 95% CI 1.13 to 3.37). Children sustain nearly 10 times more GU injuries due to bicycles than adults, but adults have higher odds of sustaining injuries requiring admission. © 2014 by the BMJ Publishing Group Ltd.

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