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Table 2 Injury mechanisms in fall and winter months in relation to no foehn days and foehn days. P = 0.33

From: The influence of foehn winds on the incidence of severe injuries in southern Bavaria – an analysis of the TraumaRegister DGU®

  Foehn No foehn Total
Car accidents 57 (19.9%) 834 (21.4%) 891 (21.3%)
Motorcycle accidents 24 (8.4%) 405 (10.4%) 429 (10.3%)
Bicycle 25 (8.7%) 363 (9.3%) 388 (9.3%)
Pedestrian 18 (6.3%) 253 (6.5%) 271 (6.5%)
Falls > 3 m 48 (16.8%) 702 (18.0%) 750 (18.0%)
Falls < 3 m 72 (25.2%) 937 (24.1%) 1009 (24.2%)
Others 42 (14.7%) 397 (10.2%) 439 (10.5%)
Total 286 (100%) 3891 (100%) 4177 (100%)