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Children's car-restraints: use and parental attitudes.
  1. P W Richmond,
  2. A Skinner,
  3. A Kimche
  1. Accident and Emergency Department, Cardiff Royal Hospital, Wales.


    An analysis of the attitudes of 600 parents towards children's car-restraints together with their use is presented. Only 47% of infants under 9 months of age and 26% of children under 15 years of age were always appropriately restrained. Children under 4 were more likely to be restrained than older children and previous involvement in a road-traffic accident led to increased use of restraint.

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