TABLE 1.

Bicycle-Related Head Injury Rates (Children 5–19 Years) by Province, 1994–1998

ProvinceDate of Adoption of LegislationMidyear Population (5–19 Years)Head Injury Rates by Year (Rate per 100 000)
1994–19951995–19961996–19971997–1998
Legislation provinces
 OntarioOctober 19952 178 01516.2511.8510.518.36
 New BrunswickDecember 1995153 27522.1822.1813.7018.27
 British ColumbiaSeptember 1996745 03024.0320.0015.3013.69
 Nova ScotiaJuly 1997186 27515.5712.353.766.98
 Subtotal legislation provinces3 262 59518.2714.2211.379.96
No-legislation provinces
 Newfoundland124 80027.2430.4523.2422.44
 Prince Edward Island30 15013.2713.273.329.95
 Québec1 410 96519.7717.2915.5915.73
 Manitoba241 6557.459.108.288.69
 Saskatchewan235 10023.3916.1617.869.78
 Alberta611 41515.5414.0712.439.65
 Yukon, NWT15 90031.4518.8712.580.00
 Subtotal no-legislation provinces2 669 98518.3516.2914.6013.33
Canada5 932 58018.3115.1512.8311.48