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Table 1 Distribution of riders and pillion riders based on helmet use

From: Prevalence and factors associated with effective helmet use among motorcyclists in Mysuru City of Southern India

  Riders
(n = 2134)
Pillion riders
(n = 1365)
Total
(n = 3499)
p valuea
  No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)  
Use per 100 riders or pillion riders observed
Helmet use 1961 (91.9) 915 (67.0) 2876 (82.2) < 0.001
Standard helmet use 1278 (59.9) 549 (40.2) 1827 (52.2) < 0.001
Full-face helmet use 1106 (51.8) 423 (31.0) 1529 (43.7) < 0.001
Proper helmet use 880 (41.2) 354 (25.9) 1234 (35.3) < 0.001
Effective helmet use 737 (34.5) 247 (18.1) 984 (28.1) < 0.001
  1. Proper helmet use = those using standard helmet and firmly strapped
  2. Effective helmet use= those using standard, full-face helmet and firmly strapped
  3. aZ test for difference between proportions