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Research on Parents’ Attitude Towards Children Safe Transportation: The Cross-Sectional Survey Method

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Motor vehicle accidents are a leading cause of death and injuries among children of different age worldwide, though many of these incidents are preventable. Buckling young children in age- and size-appropriate car seats, booster seats, using seat belts and also fixing them in appropriate position can lead to a significant reduction of serious and fatal injuries. The key factors simultaneously influencing restraint use include vehicle type, driver’s gender and age, driver’s belt use, child’s age, the presence of other child or adult passenger etc. Furthermore, time of day and day of week also influence child passenger sitting and his behavior. Cross-sectional studies are observational in nature and are known as descriptive research, so application of the method of cross-sectional analysis allow collecting data from many different individuals at a single point in time and observing variables without influencing them and at the same time to provide understanding parents’ attitude towards children safe transportation.


  • Cross-sectional surveys
  • Driving behavior
  • Child safety
  • Child restraint system

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Tkachenko, I., Galkin, A., Usami, D., Sgarra, V., Persia, L. (2021). Research on Parents’ Attitude Towards Children Safe Transportation: The Cross-Sectional Survey Method. In: Macioszek, E., Sierpiński, G. (eds) Research Methods in Modern Urban Transportation Systems and Networks. Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, vol 207. Springer, Cham.

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