Pedal-cycle injuries among children aged <6 years--Wisconsin, 2002-2004.

  title={Pedal-cycle injuries among children aged <6 years--Wisconsin, 2002-2004.},
  author={Julie Louise Gerberding and Tanja Popovic and James W. Stephens and Steven L. Solomon and Jay M. Bernhardt},
  journal={MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report},
  volume={55 50},
Measures to improve pedal-cycle safety and increase helmet use often target school-age children rather than younger children, even though preschool children wearing helmets have fewer injuries and are more likely to wear helmets in the future, compared with children who do not wear helmets. Children aged <6 years also use pedal cycles; whether they are passengers on a parent's bicycle, riding a tricycle or pedal car, or learning to ride a bicycle, these young cyclists often sustain injuries. To… CONTINUE READING
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