Level of Knowledge and Habitual Concepts of Turkish Parents on Child Passenger Safety
It is well known that traffic accidents are one of the major reasons for death in childhood. Unfortunately scientific and statistical data usually comes from developed countries. In this study, the investigators will try to evaluate Turkish families' knowledge on Child Passenger Safety, observe how they carry their babies in the car and investigated the reasons behind the undesired behaviors.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
|Official Title:||"Too Small for a Car Seat". An Unnoticed Obstacle to the Proper Use of Car Seats!|
- test score [ Time Frame: baseline ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]test score that measures the level of knowledge on child passenger safety by a 10 item questionnaire
- Number of families using car seats properly [ Time Frame: baseline ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
I will be evaluated in 4 categories:
Connecting the baby to the car seat properly, Connecting the car seat to the car properly, Using the rear facing, Placing the car seat to the center rear of the car.
- reasons for not using car seat [ Time Frame: baseline ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]face to face interview
|Study Start Date:||June 2012|
|Study Completion Date:||August 2012|
|Primary Completion Date:||August 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
study objectives to Mother only
study objectives to Father only