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The effectiveness of air bags

Barry, Simon C; Ginpil, S; O'Neill, Terence

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Previous research has shown that the installation of air bags in vehicles significantly reduces crash related deaths, but these analyses have used statistical techniques which have not been capable of controlling for other major determinants of crash survival. This study analysed data from the US FARS database of fatal crashes using conditional logistic regression which is simultaneously able to estimate occupant protection effects for a range of variables. Results of the analysis provided a...[Show more]

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Date published: 1999
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/91814
Source: Accident Analysis and Prevention

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