TABLE 5

Body Region Distribution of Injuries Among Booster-Seated Children by Booster Seat Type

Injured Body RegionBackless Booster Seat, Weighted % (Unweighted n) (N = 672)aHigh-Back Booster Seat, Weighted % (Unweighted n) (N = 932)b
Head58.9 (42)72.8 (36)
Face17.8 (7)4.1 (7)
Chest2.8 (3)4.7 (5)
Abdomen0.0 (0)8.3 (5)
Neck/spine2.8 (3)0.0 (0)
Upper extremity4.7 (5)5.9 (10)
Lower extremity13.1 (11)4.1 (7)
  • a Total n = 57 with injury (0.63%).

  • b Total n = 61 with injury (0.70%).