Table 2

Selected comparisons between women ages 15–39 in crashes by pregnancy status, National Automotive Sampling System Crashworthiness Data System, 1995–99*

Reported pregnancy status
PregnantNot pregnant
Selected comparisonsNo (%)SENo (%)SE
*Numbers and rates derived from weighted estimates unless otherwise stated.
Number of cases, 1995–9 (unweighted)42711972
Annualized number of cases (weighted)32810125851251269127522
Number (% within age group) that were drivers
    15–195370 (72)2731217584 (55)38104
    20–245482 (67)1671222105 (76)39222
    25–295654 (64)9746164136 (81)10816
    30–344438 (72)1284137751 (75)18767
    35–391872 (90)542147268 (83)13939
    All ages22816 (70)11662888843 (71)106928
Treatment level (% within group)
    No treatment7908 (24)2868635197 (51)76723
    Transport and release/treated at scene19217 (59)10546422593 (34)60488
    Hospitalized or fatal4431 (14)134557857 (5)13092
    Other or unknown1254 (4)750135622 (11)11387
    Total32810 (100)125851251270 (100)127522
Police reported belt use
    None used4395 (14)1696158021 (13)42023
    Lap and shoulder19805 (59)10546704779 (59)79038
    Lap or shoulder824 (3)39129280 (2)5916
    Belt used, type not specified5716 (18)3162240731 (20)155053
    Other response68 (0)591321 (0)284
    No police indication1970 (6)62857585 (5)18588