Table 1.

Type of Restraint Used Compared With Child Age

Type of RestraintNo. (%) of Children Using Restraint TypeTotal No. (%) of
Children Using
Restraint Type
2 to 3
Years Old
4 Years Old5 Years Old6–8 Years Old
Lap–shoulder belt1 (3.0)13 (28.3)18 (36.7)21 (70.0)53 (33.3)
Lap belt04 (8.7)7 (14.3)4 (13.3)15 (9.4)
No restraint01 (2.2)6 (12.2)1 (3.3)8 (5.0)
Car seat23 (67.6)13 (28.3)2 (4.1)1 (3.3)39 (24.5)
Booster seat10 (29.4)15 (32.6)16 (32.6)3 (10.0)44 (27.7)
Total no. (%) of children
in each age category
34 (21.4)46 (28.9)49 (30.8)30 (18.9)159 (100)