Crash test dummies

tl01

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So, I have been reviewing the crash test methods that NHTSA uses. For there frontal crash tests they use 50% male and a 5% female. It seems that crash test values could be quite different for a passenger in the same car who weighs more and is taller than the driver dummy. In this scenario I'm assuming that passenger compartment intrusion isn't a factor but rather how well the seatbelt and airbag etc protect the dummy. Why is it that they don't use 50% female?
 

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