About the Partners for Child Passenger Safety Fact and Trend Report
The Fact and Trend Report was developed through an ongoing research collaboration between The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and State Farm. All data is provided by State Farm customers during confidential in-depth interviews from January 1999-December 2005. As of December 31, 2005, more than 455,000 State Farm customers, transporting 669,000 children, participated in the study. It is the largest source of data on children in motor vehicle crashes. In-depth analyses of these data has resulted in more than 50 scientific papers since 2000, informing public policy and automotive restraint design to improve safety of child passengers.
About State Farm®
State Farm® insures more cars than any other insurer in North America and is the leading U.S. home insurer. State Farm's 17,000 agents and 76,000 employees serve nearly 73 million auto, fire, life and health policies in the United States and Canada. State Farm also offers financial services products. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company is the parent of the State Farm family of companies. State Farm is ranked No. 18 on the Fortune 500 list of largest companies. For more information, please visit statefarm.com® or in Canada statefarm.ca™.
About The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia was founded in 1855 as the nation's first pediatric hospital. Through its long-standing commitment to providing exceptional patient care, training new generations of pediatric healthcare professionals and pioneering major research initiatives, Children's Hospital has fostered many discoveries that have benefited children worldwide. Its pediatric research program is among the largest in the country, ranking second in National Institutes of Health funding. In addition, its unique family-centered care and public service programs have brought the 430-bed hospital recognition as a leading advocate for children and adolescents. For more information, visit www.chop.edu.