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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
4 out of 4
4 out of 4
Year Published: 
2001

Use of Child Safety Seats: Incentive and Education Programs—Recommendations to reduce injuries to motor vehicle occupants: increasing child safety seat use, increasing safety belt use, and reducing alcohol-impaired driving. (Community Guide Recommendation)

Description of Resource: 
Interventions that use incentive and education programs are recommended based on sufficient evidence of their effectiveness in increasing safety seat use. Incentive and education programs reward parents for correctly using child safety seats or directly reward children for correctly using safety seats.

Evidence-Based Resource Details

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Developed By: 
Community Preventive Services Task Force
Developer Type: 
Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Educational and Community-Based Programs
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: 
Resource Type: 
Systematic Review
Citation: 
Community Preventive Services Task Force. Recommendations to reduce injuries to motor vehicle occupants: increasing child safety seat use, increasing safety belt use, and reducing alcohol-impaired driving. Am J Prev Med [Internet]. 2001 Nov [cited 2013 Mar 21];21(4S):16?22. Available from http://www.thecommunityguide.org/mvoi/mvoi-AJPM-recs.pdf