Table 1.

Agreement With Statements Regarding Factors in the Decision to Include or Not Include Prevention Strategies in Counseling Programs for Children Under Age Two

Strongly Agree
or Agree % (n)
Neutral
% (n)
Strongly Disagree or
Disagree % (n)
(a)“I try to choose injury problems where I can maximize the use of injury prevention devices (ie, car seats, smoke detectors, gates).”95.7
(22)
0
(0)
4.3
(1)
(b)“Pediatrician counseling should include injury problems that happen a lot, but don't cause serious injuries.”54.5
(12)
4.5
(1)
40.9
(9)
(c)“Injuries that have high severity, but low frequency should not be included.”8.7
(2)
0
(0)
91.3
(21)
(d)“Only injuries that might occur within this age group should be included.”69.5
(16)
17.4
(4)
13.0
(3)
(e)“Pediatrician counseling should be done early to “imprint” parents on injuries that are important throughout childhood.”78.2
(18)
13.0
(3)
8.7
(2)
(f)“In general, “education” (preaching) one on one has been shown to be the least effective intervention.”30.4
(7)
17.4
(4)
52.2
(12)
(g)“There is strong support in the literature concerning the efficacy of childhood injury prevention counseling.”39.1
(9)
34.8
(8)
26.1
(6)
  • (N = 23 experts)