Table 1.

Descriptive Statistics on the Crashes Included in the Study Population

VariableNumber (%)
Totaln = 11 973 Crashes
Vehicle model year
 Median/range1995/1990–2000
Crash state
California2194 (18.3%)
Illinois1930 (16.1%)
Michigan1120 (9.4%)
Pennsylvania1113 (9.3%)
New York1034 (8.6%)
Indiana959 (8.0%)
Ohio910 (7.6%)
Maryland706 (5.9%)
New Jersey516 (4.3%)
Virginia377 (3.2%)
North Carolina354 (3.0%)
Arizona271 (2.3%)
West Virginia243 (2.0%)
Washington, DC174 (1.5%)
Delaware48 (.4%)
Nevada24 (.2%)
Vehicle nondriveable3596 (31%)
Crash direction
Front6025 (50.5%)
Side1559 (13.1%)
Rear3695 (30.9%)
Other/unknown694 (5.8%)