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

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01652274
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 30, 2012
Last Update Posted : August 17, 2012
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):

Study Description
Brief Summary:
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 or disease
Equipment Safety Accidents, Traffic

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 98 participants
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!
Study Start Date : June 2012
Primary Completion Date : August 2012
Study Completion Date : August 2012
Groups and Cohorts

Group/Cohort
Mother
study objectives to Mother only
Father
study objectives to Father only


Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. test score [ Time Frame: baseline ]
    test score that measures the level of knowledge on child passenger safety by a 10 item questionnaire


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Number of families using car seats properly [ Time Frame: baseline ]

    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:
  1. reasons for not using car seat [ Time Frame: baseline ]
    face to face interview


Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 50 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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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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 ( Other Identifier: Fatih University Scientific Research Projects )
First Posted: July 30, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 17, 2012
Last Verified: August 2012

Keywords provided by Mehmet Kenan Kanburoglu, Fatih University:
Child Passenger Safety
Parental perception of vulnerability
Neonatology
Newborn