B E Ebel
Affiliation: University of Washington
- Too small for a seatbelt: predictors of booster seat use by child passengersBeth E Ebel
Department of Pediatrics, Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
Pediatrics 111:e323-7. 2003..The objective of this study was to measure booster seat use directly, determine factors predictive of proper child restraint, and assess parental reasons for booster use and nonuse...
- Lost working days, productivity, and restraint use among occupants of motor vehicles that crashed in the United StatesB E Ebel
Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle 98104, USA
Inj Prev 10:314-9. 2004..In 2001, 6.3 million passengers were involved in motor vehicle crashes. This study aimed to determine the number of work days lost as a result of motor vehicle crashes and factors that influenced people's return to work...
- Child passenger safety behaviors in Latino communitiesBeth E Ebel
Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:358-73. 2006..Rural parents preferred radio to television messages. Campaign messages highlighting the risks to child safety and the risk of a citation are likely to motivate booster seat use among Latino families...
- Use of child booster seats in motor vehicles following a community campaign: a controlled trialBeth E Ebel
Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, 325 Ninth Ave, Box 359960, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
JAMA 289:879-84. 2003..Once children have outgrown car seats, booster seats protect from injury better than lap and shoulder belts alone. However, the majority of children aged 4 to 8 years use only an adult seat belt...
- Child passenger safety: potential impact of the Washington State booster seat law on childcare centersB A Chang
Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington Department of Pediatrics, Seattle 98104 2499, USA
Inj Prev 8:284-8. 2002..To examine factors associated with compliance and with perceived readiness for the new Washington State booster seat law, and to identify perceived barriers to compliance among licensed childcare centers...
- Lessons for increasing awareness and use of booster seats in a Latino communityJ W Lee
Department of Pediatrics and the Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Inj Prev 9:268-9. 2003..This study investigates Latino parents' knowledge, attitudes and beliefs about booster seats, barriers to booster seat use, and effective strategies for message delivery in the Latino community...
- Validation of parent self reported home safety practicesA S Robertson
Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
Inj Prev 11:209-12. 2005..To evaluate the validity of parents' self reported home safety practices concerning smoke detectors, bike helmets, car seats, and water heater temperature...
- The acute medical care costs of fall-related injuries among the U.S. older adultsBahman S Roudsari
Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
Injury 36:1316-22. 2005....
- Pedestrians' injury patterns in GhanaJames Damsere-Derry
CSIR Building and Road Research Institute, Kumasi, Ghana
Accid Anal Prev 42:1080-8. 2010..To establish the associations between pedestrian injury and explanatory variables such as vehicular characteristics, temporal trends, and road environment...
- Prevention of deaths from harmful drinking in the United States: the potential effects of tax increases and advertising bans on young drinkersWilliam Hollingworth
Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Box 359960, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98104 2499, USA
J Stud Alcohol 67:300-8. 2006..In this study, we estimate the impact of interventions to reduce the prevalence of drinking among youth on subsequent drinking patterns and alcohol-attributable mortality...
- Television, video, and computer game usage in children under 11 years of ageDimitri A Christakis
Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, 98115 8160, USA
J Pediatr 145:652-6. 2004....
- Continuity of binge and harmful drinking from late adolescence to early adulthoodCarolyn A McCarty
Department of Pediatrics, Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98115 8160, USA
Pediatrics 114:714-9. 2004..To test the hypothesis that late adolescent drinking behavior (ages 17-20) is associated with harmful and binge drinking in early adulthood (ages 30-31)...
- Prevention of smoking-related deaths in the United StatesFrederick P Rivara
Department of Pediatrics, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
Am J Prev Med 27:118-25. 2004..Tobacco is the leading cause of death in the United States. The majority of people who smoke begin before age 18...
- Smoking cessation interventions for adolescents: a systematic reviewMichelle M Garrison
Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Box 354920, 6200 NE 74th Street, Suite 210, Seattle, WA 98115, USA
Am J Prev Med 25:363-7. 2003..To conduct a systematic review of controlled trials for adolescent smoking cessation...
- Crash proof kids? An overview of current motor vehicle child occupant safety strategiesBeth E Ebel
Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care 33:38-55. 2003
- Cigarette tax increase and media campaign cost of reducing smoking-related deathsPaul A Fishman
Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
Am J Prev Med 29:19-26. 2005....
- Pediatric smoking prevention interventions delivered by care providers: a systematic reviewDimitri A Christakis
Child Health Institute, University of Washington, 6200 NE 74th Street, Suite 210, Seattle, WA 98115, USA
Am J Prev Med 25:358-62. 2003..To conduct a systematic review of randomized controlled trials of smoking prevention interventions for youth delivered via medical or dental providers' offices...
- Comida en venta: after-school advertising on Spanish-language television in the United StatesDarcy A Thompson
Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
J Pediatr 152:576-81. 2008..To analyze the content of food and drink commercials aired during after-school hours on Spanish-language television...
- Restraint use among northwest American Indian children traveling in motor vehiclesJodi A Lapidus
Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Division of Biostatistics, Center for Healthy Communities, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland 97239, USA
Am J Public Health 95:1982-8. 2005..e., age and weight appropriate) passenger restraint systems...
- Alcohol interventions for trauma patients treated in emergency departments and hospitals: a cost benefit analysisLarry M Gentilello
Department of Surgery, Division of Burns, Trauma and Critical Care, Parkland Memorial Hospital, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, MC 9158, Dallas, Texas, USA
Ann Surg 241:541-50. 2005..To determine if brief alcohol interventions in trauma centers reduce health care costs...
- A systematic review of school-based smoking prevention trials with long-term follow-upSarah E Wiehe
Child Health Services Research, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
J Adolesc Health 36:162-9. 2005..The purpose of this study was to conduct a systematic review of rigorously evaluated interventions for school-based smoking prevention with long-term follow-up data...
- Perceptions about computers and the internet in a pediatric clinic populationAaron E Carroll
Children s Health Services Research, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Ind, USA
Ambul Pediatr 5:122-6. 2005..A digital divide with respect to computer and Internet access has been noted in numerous studies and reports. Equally important to ownership is comfort with computers and Internet technology, and concerns about privacy of personal data...