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

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 30, 2012
Last Update Posted : August 17, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Mehmet Kenan Kanburoglu, Fatih University

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 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
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2012

study objectives to Mother only
study objectives to Father only

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

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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.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All families

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Families with premature or neurologically disabled babies.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01652274

Fatih University Hospital
Ankara, Turkey, 06590
Sponsors and Collaborators
Fatih University


Responsible Party: Mehmet Kenan Kanburoglu, MD Kanburoglu, Fatih University 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