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Appendix B – Passenger Vehicle Occupants Killed in Motor Vehicle Crashes, by State and Restraint Use, 2002*

State Restraint
Used
No Restraint
Used
Restraint Use
Unknown
Total Occupants
Killed
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
AL 343 38.7 507 57.2 37 4.2 887 100
AK 27 50 24 44.4 3 5.6 54 100
AZ 252 32.3 425 54.4 104 13.3 781 100
AR 147 27.9 341 64.7 39 7.4 527 100
CA 1,333 47 1,070 37.7 436 15.4 2,839 100
CO 193 33.5 381 66.1 2 0.3 576 100
CT 78 35.9 107 49.3 32 14.7 217 100
DE 32 33.7 60 63.2 3 3.2 95 100
DC 13 41.9 9 29 9 29 31 100
FL 781 36.4 1,336 62.3 26 1.2 2,143 100
GA 467 38.9 596 49.7 137 11.4 1,200 100
HI 22 40 28 50.9 5 9.1 55 100
ID 80 36.5 131 59.8 8 3.7 219 100
IL 325 30.5 561 52.6 181 17 1,067 100
IN 254 40.8 302 48.5 67 10.8 623 100
IA 119 37.2 156 48.8 45 14.1 320 100
KS 115 26.6 263 60.7 55 12.7 433 100
KY 274 36 484 63.6 3 0.4 761 100
LA 202 30.1 397 59.1 73 10.9 672 100
ME 72 39.6 72 39.6 38 20.9 182 100
MD 274 55.9 188 38.4 28 5.7 490 100
MA 80 24.2 189 57.1 62 18.7 331 100
MI 499 51.9 347 36.1 115 12 961 100
MN 212 39.5 300 55.9 25 4.7 537 100
MS 204 26.2 547 70.1 29 3.7 780 100
MO 265 26.6 649 65.2 81 8.1 995 100
MT 57 25.4 159 71 8 3.6 224 100
NE 64 25 162 63.3 30 11.7 256 100
NV 105 37.9 163 58.8 9 3.2 277 100
NH 38 36.2 63 60 4 3.8 105 100
NJ 176 43.8 201 50 25 6.2 402 100
NM 116 35.9 192 59.4 15 4.6 323 100
NY 430 44.7 440 45.7 93 9.7 963 100
NC 527 43.4 595 49.1 91 7.5 1,213 100
ND 21 24.1 64 73.6 2 2.3 87 100
OH 433 38 682 59.8 25 2.2 1,140 100
OK 239 39.8 358 59.7 3 0.5 600 100
OR 185 54.1 132 38.6 25 7.3 342 100
PA 355 28.4 708 56.6 188 15 1,251 100
RI 16 25 47 73.4 1 1.6 64 100
SC 270 32.3 528 63.2 37 4.4 835 100
SD 35 24.1 98 67.6 12 8.3 145 100
TN 314 31.9 612 62.2 58 5.9 984 100
TX 1,415 48.4 1,420 48.5 91 3.1 2,926 100
UT 104 40.3 148 57.4 6 2.3 258 100
VT 26 39.4 36 54.5 4 6.1 66 100
VA 233 32.3 439 60.9 49 6.8 721 100
WA 233 46.3 241 47.9 29 5.8 503 100
WV 115 32.4 224 63.1 16 4.5 355 100
WI 214 33.5 375 58.7 50 7.8 639 100
WY 47 32.9 94 65.7 2 1.4 143 100
USA 12,431 38.1 17,651 54.1 2,516 7.7 32,598 100

NOTE: This chart includes all age groups, including passengers of unknown age.
Slight differences may exist in percentage calculations due to rounding.

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Table of Contents

Introduction

The Need To Promote Occupant Restraint Use for Children, Youth, and 16- to 20-Year-Olds

Facts About Children and Youth

Facts About Young Adults Ages 16 to 20

Appendices
Appendix A: Persons Killed in Motor Vehicle Crashes, by State and Age Group, 2002
Appendix B: Passenger Vehicle Occupants Killed in Motor Vehicle Crashes, by State and Restraint Use, 2002
Appendix C: State Child Restraint Laws

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