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Table 2 Summary of findings of de Rome et al. [16] on the effects of back protection adjusted relative risk of back injuries

From: A systematic review on the effectiveness of back protectors for motorcyclists

Motorcycle back protector Number (Total n = 212) Any injury (%) Adjusted relative risk
No 75 10.7 % Reference
Foam insert in the back of jackets 97 21.6 % 2.16 (p ≤ 0.05)
Back armour 40 7.5 % 0.77 (Not Significant)