Increasing the use of child restraints in motor vehicles in a Hispanic neighborhood.

  title={Increasing the use of child restraints in motor vehicles in a Hispanic neighborhood.},
  author={Gregory R. Istre and Mary A McCoy and Katie N Womack and Linda Fanning and Laurette Dekat and Martha Stowe},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  volume={92 7},
The use of restraints in motor vehicles is less common in minority and low-income populations than in the general population. A preliminary survey of Hispanic preschool-aged children in west Dallas, Tex, conducted in 1997 showed much lower child restraint use (19% of those surveyed) than among preschool children of all races in the rest of the city (62%). Because there are few reports of successful programs to increase child restraint use among Hispanics, we undertook to implement and evaluate… CONTINUE READING
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