Healthy People 2010 - With Annotations
Injury and Violence Prevention
Lead Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Reduce injuries, disabilities, and deaths due to unintentional injuries and violence.
15-21. Increase the proportion of motorcyclists using helmets.
Target: 79 percent.
Baseline: 67 percent of motorcycle operators and passengers used helmets in 1997.
Target setting method: 18 percent improvement. (Better than the best will be used when data are available.)
Data sources: National Occupant Protection Use Survey (NOPUS), DOT, NHTSA; Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), CDC, NCCDPHP.
|9th through 12th grade students
Data for other population groups currently are not collected.
Last modified: 15-Mar-2000.