Table 2.

Subject-specific Injury Prevention Counseling Received Among US Children Seeing Health Care Provider in Preceding 12 Months, 19942-a

Subject (Age-targeted)Unweighted Number Who Saw Medical Provider in Past 12 MonthsUnweighted Number Receiving CounselingWeighted % Receiving Counseling (95% CI)
Smoke detector (≤14 y)15791568.8  (7.2–10.5)
Ipecac (≤6 y)80314717.2  (14.1–20.3)
Poison storage (≤12 y)136533221.8  (19.1–24.4)
Poison control telephone number (≤6 y)80321024.9  (21.1–28.6)
Storage of firearms (2–14 y)1327916.3  (4.8–7.8)
Bicycle helmet (5–14 y)95717818.6  (15.5–21.7)
Car seat/belt (≤14 y)157942625.4  (22.7–28.1)
 Car seat/belt (≤6 y)80326930.7  (26.8–34.6)
 Seat belt (7–14)77615720.5  (16.9–24.2)
  • F2-a All responses of “don't know” were counted as “no” for each counseling subject. The number of “don't know” responses were as follows: smoke detector (46), ipecac (28), poison storage (40), poison control telephone number (20), storage of firearms (25), bicycle helmet (23), car seat/belt (≤6 y) (32), and seat belt (7–14 y) (20).