Seat-Belt Use and Related Factors Among High School Students in a Semi-Rural Area of Western Turkey

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Unal E., Işıktekin Atalay B. , Önsüz M. F. , Işıklı B. , Metintaş S.

GAZI MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.31, pp.117-121, 2020 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.12996/gmj.2020.33
  • Title of Journal : GAZI MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.117-121


Objective: Traffic injuries are a public health issue that costs millions of death and injuries each year. The majority of all traffic deaths and injuries occur in rural and semi rural areas of developing countries as Turkey. The aim of present study was to determine seat belt use and related factors in high school students living in semi-rural area of Eskisehir.