Level of Knowledge and Habitual Concepts of Turkish Parents on Child Passenger Safety

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Mehmet Kenan Kanburoglu, Fatih University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01652274
First received: July 21, 2012
Last updated: August 16, 2012
Last verified: August 2012
  Purpose

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.


Condition
Equipment Safety
Accidents, Traffic

Study Type: Observational
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!

Further study details as provided by Fatih University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • 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


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • 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.



Other Outcome Measures:
  • reasons for not using car seat [ Time Frame: baseline ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    face to face interview


Enrollment: 98
Study Start Date: June 2012
Study Completion Date: August 2012
Primary Completion Date: August 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
Mother
study objectives to Mother only
Father
study objectives to Father only

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 50 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

The study will be done on mothers and fathers of babies brought to the first. control.

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All families

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Families with premature or neurologically disabled babies.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01652274

Locations
Turkey
Fatih University Hospital
Ankara, Turkey, 06590
Sponsors and Collaborators
Fatih University
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: Mehmet Kenan Kanburoglu, MD Kanburoglu, Fatih University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01652274     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: B 30 2 FTH 0 20 00 00/136, B 30 2 FTH 0 20 00 00/136
Study First Received: July 21, 2012
Last Updated: August 16, 2012
Health Authority: Turkey: Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by Fatih University:
Child Passenger Safety
Parental perception of vulnerability
Neonatology
Newborn

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 26, 2014