Rural Americans less likely to wear seat belts, more likely to die in crashes
from Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
A tidbit you may wish to share with your rural patients: In the latest edition of its
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Rural Health Series
, researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) examined passenger vehicle occupant deaths among adults ages 18 years or older, and used data from their
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
to estimate how often drivers and passengers used seat belts.
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