Table 2

Basic details of the whitewater kayakers who responded to the survey and injury events May 1997 to September 1997

No of men326 (83%)
No of women66 (17%)
Mean (SD) age (range)34 (9.3) (13–70)
Mean (SD) years boating (range)7.7 (7.6) (0–55)
Injury events
None173
One177
Two28
Three9
>Three5