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One In One Hundred Babies In The U.S. Are Involved In A Car Crash While In The Womb

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September 16, 2002
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University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center
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At least one out of 100 babies born in the United States will have been involved in a police-reported car crash while in the womb, researchers from the University of Pittsburgh's Center for Injury Research and Control (CIRCL) report in today's Injury Prevention, a publication of the British Medical Journal Publishing Group.

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 16 – At least one out of 100 babies born in the United States will have been involved in a police-reported car crash while in the womb, researchers from the University of Pittsburgh's Center for Injury Research and Control (CIRCL) report in today's Injury Prevention, a publication of the British Medical Journal Publishing Group. The study also found that trimester status has only minor bearing on the risk of being injured in a crash; pregnant women involved in a crash have similar characteristics as non-pregnant women regarding seatbelt use and seat position; and that pregnant women involved in crashes are more likely to be transported to the hospital for less serious injuries.


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University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center. "One In One Hundred Babies In The U.S. Are Involved In A Car Crash While In The Womb." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 16 September 2002. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/09/020916063315.htm>.
University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center. (2002, September 16). One In One Hundred Babies In The U.S. Are Involved In A Car Crash While In The Womb. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 24, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/09/020916063315.htm
University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center. "One In One Hundred Babies In The U.S. Are Involved In A Car Crash While In The Womb." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/09/020916063315.htm (accessed April 24, 2014).

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