3191.0: Monday, November 13, 2000: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM

Motor Vehicle Occupant Protection

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Presider(s):Maria Segui-Gomez, MD, ScD
4:30 PMChanging patterns of injury severity from motor vehicle crashes, 1988-1997
Catherine S. Gotschall, ScD, Stephen Luchter
4:45 PMComparison of observed and reported child safety seat use
Craig L. Anderson, PhD, Phyllis F. Agran, MD, MPH, Diane G. Winn, RN, MPH
5:00 PMWhy do parents prematurely graduate children to seat belts?
Esha Bhatia, MA, Elisa K. Moll, BA, Dennis R. Durbin, MD, MSCE, Nancy Kassam-Adams, PhD, Flaura K. Winston, MD, PhD
5:15 PMThe Effect of Seat Belt Usage Rates on Motor Vehicle Casualties in the US
Maria Segui-Gomez, MD ScD, Richard Derrig, PhD, Ali Abtahi, MPH
5:30 PMSeat belt use in top-grossing U.S. films from 1978-1998
Heather A. Jacobsen, MPH, Matthew W. Kreuter, PhD, MPH, Charlene A. Caburnay, MPH, Doug Luke, PhD
Sponsor:Injury Control and Emergency Health Services

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA