4046.0 Transportation-related injury 1

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 8:30 AM
Session Objectives: Identify factors associated with speeding among the novice young studied. Explain the necessity of accounting for missing data when estimating the prevalence of injury, disease, or related risk factors. Identify factors which contributed to a decline in motorcycle fatality rates in Georgia

9:10 AM
What Do We Know About Motorcycle and Scooter Riders in Georgia?
Carol Cotton, PhD, MEd, Laurel Loftin, BSFCS, Christina Proctor, MPH, James Barlament, MA, Jeffrey Porter and Courtnee Edgerston, BA
9:30 AM
Seatbelt Effectiveness in Preventing Injury for Obese Drivers
Keshia Pollack, PhD, MPH, Jason Forman, PhD, Rafael Heredero-Ordoyo, Eduardo Del Pozo De Dios, Richard Kent, PhD and Maria Segui-Gomez, MD, ScD, MPH

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Organized by: Injury Control and Emergency Health Services

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)