Comparing the effects of age, BMI and gender on severe injury (AIS 3+) in motor-vehicle crashes.

@article{Carter2014ComparingTE,
  title={Comparing the effects of age, BMI and gender on severe injury (AIS 3+) in motor-vehicle crashes.},
  author={Patrick M. Carter and Carol A. C. Flannagan and Matthew P. Reed and Rebecca M. Cunningham and Jonathan D. Rupp},
  journal={Accident; analysis and prevention},
  year={2014},
  volume={72},
  pages={146-60}
}
BACKGROUND The effects of age, body mass index (BMI) and gender on motor vehicle crash (MVC) injuries are not well understood and current prevention efforts do not effectively address variability in occupant characteristics. OBJECTIVES (1) Characterize the effects of age, BMI and gender on serious-to-fatal MVC injury. (2) Identify the crash modes and body regions where the effects of occupant characteristics on the numbers of occupants with injury is largest, and thereby aid in prioritizing… CONTINUE READING
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