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P9. Air Bag Deployed


Definition:

Deployment status of an air bag relative to the position in the vehicle for this occupant. Refer to Appendix M for a diagram of air bag types.
Element Attributes:

Not Applicable
Not Deployed
Deployed-Front
Deployed-Side
Deployed-Curtain
Deployed-Other (knee, air belt, etc.)
Deployed-Combination
Deployment Unknown


Rationale:

Necessary to evaluate the effectiveness of air bags and other occupant protection equipment, especially at a time when air bags are becoming standard equipment.