TABLE 4

Body Region Distribution of Injuries Among 4- to 8-Year-Olds by Restraint Type

Injured Body RegionOverall, Weighted % (Unweighted n) (N = 7151)aBPB Seat, Weighted % (Unweighted n) (N = 1604)bSeat Belt, Weighted % (Unweighted n) (N = 5547)c
Head65.4 (471)67.4 (78)65.0 (393)
Face8.7 (110)9.4 (14)8.5 (96)
Chest2.6 (28)4.0 (8)2.3 (20)
Abdomen10.7 (87)5.1 (5)12.0 (82)
Neck/spine1.5 (14)1.1 (3)1.6 (11)
Upper extremity6.6 (89)5.4 (15)6.9 (74)
Lower extremity4.5 (66)7.6 (18)3.8 (48)
  • a Total n = 722 with injury (1.15%).

  • b Total n = 118 with injury (0.67%).

  • c Total n = 604 with injury (1.36%).