Bicycle helmet use by children.

  title={Bicycle helmet use by children.},
  author={Barry Weiss},
  volume={77 5},
Children are the most frequent victims of bicycling accidents. Among fatal accidents, head injury is the most common cause of death. Because bicycling helmets may reduce the risk of serious head injury, this study was undertaken to determine the frequency with which children and adolescents in various age groups use bicycle helmets. Students were observed arriving at four elementary schools, three junior high schools, three senior high schools, and one university campus. The number of students… CONTINUE READING


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