Cultural Diversity and Child Passenger Safety

This article describes how fatalities from a motor vehicle crash (MVC) is the number one cause of death in Hispanics and African-American populations to ages 34 and 14, respectively. A 300-bed level I trauma center in Kansas City, Missouri is the safety net hospital for the urban core and it is committed to decreasing injury and death. Kansas City is a noted refugee relocation city and home to many cultures. This medical center instituted an educational program for increasing the knowledge of child passenger and home safety in several culturally divers populations of pregnant women.

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  • Accession Number: 01000810
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 8 2005 12:17PM