TABLE 4

Caregivers Report of Which Strategies They Planned to Use More or Less Often as a Result of the Clinic Visit

Choice of StrategyIntervention (N = 129), n (%)Control (N = 129), n (%)Pa
Caregivers stated that they planned to use these strategies more often
    Explain why hurtful behavior is wrong27 (21)3 (2)<.001
    Talk to child20 (16)2 (2)<.001
    Time-out17 (13)0<.001
    Redirect behavior11 (9)0.001
    Set the rule9 (7)2 (2).03
    Praise for good behavior5 (4)0.03
    Promote empathy4 (3)0.06
    Take away a privilege4 (3)0.06
Caregivers stated that they planned to use these strategies less often
    Say “no”20 (16)0<.001
    Time-out13 (10)0<.001
    Spanking12 (9)0<.001
    Yelling5 (4)1 (1).1
  • a The P value was calculated by using the Pearson χ2 test or, if ≥1 of the cells had an expected frequency of ≤5, the Fisher's exact test.