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Effect of cell phone distraction on pediatric pedestrian injury risk
Publication Type:
Journal Article
Pediatrics 123 (2) pg e179-e185
Objective:  To explore whether cell phone use affects pediatric pedestrian injury risk. Design:  Experimental study, with researchers utilizing an immersive virtual reality environment for the experiment.  Families received monetary compensation, and children received toys for participation.Subjects and Settings:&continued
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Age Group:
Childhood (birth-12 yrs), School Age (6-12 yrs)
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Experimental Study
Source of Funding:
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention award R49/CE000191, Federal Highway Administration project ICRC(1)/PL 106-346
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