Child Passenger Safety - Reports Archive
Partners for Child Passenger Safety (PCPS) allowed CHOP researchers to analyze real-world crash data involving children and to produce reports based on emerging trends.
- Child Passenger Safety Fact and Trend Report 2007 - This third annual report provides a snapshot of child-passenger safety trends including legislation, injury rates, and crash characteristics, as seen in the PCPS data. Included for the first time are data specific to Latino children in crashes. Real-world crash data in this report is current through December 31, 2006.
- Child Passenger Safety Fact and Trend Report 2006 - This second report in a series provides child passenger safety trends based on the PCPS data. Real-world crash data in this report is current through December 31, 2005.
- Child Passenger Safety Fact and Trend Report 2005 - This first in an annual series of reports providing updated facts and trends about children involved in US motor vehicle crashes from 1999 through 2004. PCPS, the world's largest study of children in crashes, is a research partnership between The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and State Farm Insurance Companies®.
- PCPS 2003 Interim Report - This report features trends observed during the first five years of the PCPS study. Findings include data from 1999-2002 on restraint use, seating position, motor vehicle injury risk and injury risk due to airbag deployment.
- PCPS 2002 Interim Report - This report focuses on PCPS findings from 2001-2002, including data on inappropriate restraint use, trends in booster seat use, side-impact collisions, pick-up trucks and "seat belt syndrome" injuries.
- PCPS 2001 Interim Report - This report is devoted to empowering key audiences (safety educators, health policymakers and advocates, physicians and manufacturers) to lead efforts to improve CPS legislation, education and public awareness about child passenger safety as a major public health issue.
- PCPS 2000 Interim Report - This report offers an overview of the goals and mission of the PCPS collaboration at its outset. This is a great point of reference for seeing the strides that have been made since then to improve children's safety on the road.
- Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics Issue Brief - This report explores early quantitative data from the first two years of the PCPS study.