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Table 2 Smoke alarm coverage at baseline and follow-up: comparing the standard and enhanced programs 1

From: Changes in smoke alarm coverage following two fire department home visiting programs: what predicts success?

All levels safe? 2   Standard program Enhanced program Total sample
  Follow up (N = 322) Follow up (N = 350) Follow up (N = 672) 3
  Yes No Total Yes No Total Yes No Total
Baseline Yes 226 (78.47%) 62 (21.53%) 288 (100%) 269 (83.02%) 55 (16.97%) 324 (100%) 495 (80.88%) 117 (19.12%) 612 (100%)
No 9 (26.47%) 25 (73.53%) 34 (100%) 5 (19.23%) 21 (80.77%) 26 (100%) 14 (20.33%) 46 (76.67%) 60 (100%)
Total 235 (72.98%) 87 (27.02%) 322 (100%) 274 (78.28%) 76 (21.71%) 350 (100%) 509 (75.74%) 163 (24.26%) 672 (100%)
  1. 1Paired t-test for changes from baseline to follow-up between Standard versus Enhanced: t = 0.68 (p = 0.50).
  2. 2All Levels Safe was defined as working long life battery operated or hard-wired alarms on all levels of the home.
  3. 3Smoke alarm status at follow up was unavailable for 51 households in the standard and 31 households in the enhanced area.