Impact of adult safety-belt use on restraint use among children < 11 years of age--selected states, 1988 and 1989.

@article{1993ImpactOA,
  title={Impact of adult safety-belt use on restraint use among children < 11 years of age--selected states, 1988 and 1989.},
  author={},
  journal={MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report},
  year={1993},
  volume={42 14},
  pages={275-8}
}
  • Published 1993 in MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report
Motor-vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among children and young adults in the United States and account for more than 1 million years of potential life lost before age 65 annually (1). Child safety seats and safety belts can substantially reduce this loss (2). From 1977 through 1985, all 50 states passed legislation requiring the use of child safety seats or safety belts for children. Although these laws reduce injuries to young children by an estimated 8%-59% (3,4), motor-vehicle… CONTINUE READING

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