Relationship of Dynamic Seat Ratings to Real-World Neck Injury Rates

@article{Farmer2008RelationshipOD,
  title={Relationship of Dynamic Seat Ratings to Real-World Neck Injury Rates},
  author={Charles M. Farmer and David S. Zuby and Joann K. Wells and Laurie A. Hellinga},
  journal={Traffic Injury Prevention},
  year={2008},
  volume={9},
  pages={561 - 567}
}
Objectives: The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety assigns consumer safety ratings to passenger vehicle seats based on laboratory sled tests that simulate rear-end collisions. The purpose of this research was to determine how well these ratings correlate to driver neck injury risk in real-world crashes. Methods: Insurance claims for cars and SUVs struck in the rear by the front of another passenger vehicle were examined for evidence of driver neck injury. Logistic regression was used to… 
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