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Increasing safety seat use among preschoolers

This report describes an intervention program for parents of preschool children to increase parental awareness and knowledge of appropriate child restraint usage in automobiles. The program includes a curriculum for preschool children, and educational programs for parents as well as for teachers. Report contents include an abstract of the project; an introduction discussing the nature of the research problem; the purpose, scope, and methods of the investigation and the nature of the findings; an overview of the literature; study design and methods including the population studied, sample selection, instruments used, and statistical techniques employed; a presentation and discussion of the findings; and a list of products developed during the project. References conclude the report. Statistical information is provided in tables in the presentation of findings. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]
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Garcia VF
Cincinnati, OH: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Department of Pediatric Surgery, 2001
48 pp.
Car seats, Child safety, Curricula, Educational materials, Final reports, MCH research, Motor vehicle safety, Occupant restraints, Parent education, Preschool children, Safety programs, Seat belts, and Young children
Originating Agency Type
MCHB, Project
Target Audience