The anthropometric profile of the injured car occupant and the incidence of injury severity

@inproceedings{Backaitis1976TheAP,
  title={The anthropometric profile of the injured car occupant and the incidence of injury severity},
  author={Stanley H. Backaitis and Marvin M. Stephens},
  year={1976}
}
To establish a profile of automobile and small truck occupants involved in injury accidents, the Multi-Disciplinary Accident Investigation (MDAI) files containing 11,278 injuries were interrogated for frequency distribution of injury as a function of seating location, sex, age, weight and height of occupants. The data indicates that the average injured occupant is 20-24 years of age, male, has a weight of 168 lbs. and is 69.2 in. high. While the mean weight and height of the injured population… CONTINUE READING