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Table 3 Analysis of road traffic injuries due to motor vehicles and motorcycles between 1965 and 1999 in Ibadana and between 1985 and 1995 in Enugub.

From: Trends and characteristics of oral and maxillofacial injuries in Nigeria: a review of the literature

  IBADAN (South-west, Nigeria)
Types of automobile involved Study period
  1965–1975 1978–1982 1982–1984 1995–1999
Motor vehicles 46.3% 84.9% 80% 63.4%
Motorcycles 7.8% 10.6% # 20.6%*
  ENUGU (South-east, Nigeria)
  Study period
  1985–1990 1991–1995
Motor vehicles 59% 59%
Motorcycles 16% 25%
  1. a adapted from Abiose [22], Ajagbe et al [21], Fasola et al [18] and Nyako [23]
  2. b adapted from Oji [16]
  3. # = not specified
  4. * statistically significant (p = 0.02)