Lessons for increasing awareness and use of booster seats in a Latino community

  title={Lessons for increasing awareness and use of booster seats in a Latino community},
  author={J. W. Lee and K. Fitzgerald and B. Ebel},
  journal={Injury Prevention},
  pages={268 - 269}
  • J. W. Lee, K. Fitzgerald, B. Ebel
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • Injury Prevention
  • Objectives: Latino children are more likely to be unrestrained passengers in motor vehicles than non-Latino children, but little is known about the use of booster seats in Latino families. This study investigates Latino parents’ knowledge, attitudes and beliefs about booster seats, barriers to booster seat use, and effective strategies for message delivery in the Latino community. Methods: Two focus groups were conducted with Spanish speaking parents. Information was obtained through a written… CONTINUE READING
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