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Healthy People 2010 - With Annotations

Chapter 15

Injury and Violence Prevention
Lead Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Goal: Reduce injuries, disabilities, and deaths due to unintentional injuries and violence.


15-20. Increase use of child restraints.

Target:
100 percent.

Baseline: 92 percent of motor vehicle occupants aged 4 years and under used child restraints in 1998 (preliminary data).

Target setting method: Total coverage.

Data source: National Occupant Protection Use Survey (NOPUS), Controlled Intersection Study, DOT, NHTSA.

Data for population groups currently are not collected.


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Last modified: 15-Mar-2000.