Estudio sobre el uso de medidas de seguridad para niños en automóvil.

Translated title of the contribution: Study on the use of safety measures for children in automobiles

F. Marqués, M. Duch, A. Ponsoda, S. Ribera, J. R. Villalbí

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OBJECTIVE. To know the use of security measures in motor vehicles for under-6 children, in the town of Cervera (Lleida, Spain). DESIGN. Study based on observation, transverse, through a public-opinion poll, to a representative sample of young children (0 to 6). LOCATION. Primary health care. PARTICIPANTS. 251 children from 0 to 6 years old, from a whole of 504, through the method of simple fortuitous sampling, from whom, 185 answered. INTERVENTION. Interview with the parents. MEASURING AND RESULTS. It was used a Data base and the results were analysed through a statistical technics, in a PC computer (IBM). CONCLUSIONS. There is a frequent use of the motor vehicles from very tender years: 61.9% of children do not use any security measures when they travel, and from children that use them, there is a 46.9% that use the child safety seats, in a bad way.

Translated title of the contributionStudy on the use of safety measures for children in automobiles
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)676-679
Number of pages4
JournalAtencion primaria / Sociedad Española de Medicina de Familia y Comunitaria
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1994

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  • Family Practice


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