Table 1

Restraint of children in automobiles*

No (%)
*Information on restraint use not obtained in the case of 100 child occupants of vehicles stopped.
†The difference in the column subtotal from the sum of its component percentages is due to rounding.
Restrained vehicle seat belt only 433 (5)
Child motor vehicle restraint devices restrained and child restrained within device 153 (2)
Total children restrained 586 (7)
Not restrained sitting or standing alone7280 (82)
On someone's lap 565 (6)
Child motor vehicle restraint devices not restrained and/or child not restrained within device 409 (5)
Inadequate protective devices 53 (1)
Total children not restrained8307 (93)†
Total8893 (100)