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Retraction: Car safety seats for children: rear facing for best protection
  1. B Henary,
  2. CP Sherwood,
  3. JR Crandall,
  4. RW Kent,
  5. FE Vaca,
  6. KB Arbogast,
  7. MJ Bull
  1. Center for Applied Biomechanics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
  2. Center for Trauma and Injury Prevention Research, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
  3. Center for Injury Research and Prevention, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
  4. Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
  1. Correspondence to: J R Crandall, University of Virginia, Center for Applied Biomechanics, 1011 Linden Avenue, Charlottesville, VA 22902, USA; jrc2h{at}

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Henary B, Sherwood CP, Crandall JR, et al. Car safety seats for children: rear facing for best protection. Injury Prev 2007;13:398-402. DOI: 10.1136/ip.2006.015115

The manuscript ‘Car safety seats for children: rear facing for best protection’ was published in Injury Prevention in 2007, after peer review. The paper used US data from the National Automotive Sampling System Crashworthiness Data System to conclude that children 0-23 months were less likely to be severely injured when using a rear-facing car seat than …

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