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Table 3 Comparison of behavior and knowledge Pre and Post intervention

From: Child passenger safety education in the emergency department: teen driving, car seats, booster seats, and more

VariablePre-testPost-testPercentage differenceap value
Counseling of patients
 Car seat20/64 (31.3%)26/64 (40.6%)+ 9.3%0.31
 Booster seat14/64 (21.9%)20/64 (31.3%)+ 9.4%0.26
 Teen driving8/64 (12.5%)22/64 (34.4%)+ 21.9%0.01
 Seat belts37/64 (57.8%)36/64 (56.3%)+ 1.5%1.00
Knowledge
 Front seat rider20/64 (31.3%)53/64 (82.8%)+ 51.5%< 0.0001
 Back seat belt38/64 (59.4%)11/64 (17.2%)−42.2%< 0.0001
 High risk teen drivers63/64 (98.4%)63/64 (98.4%)0.0%1.00
 GDL components55/64 (85.9%)61/64 (95.3%)+ 9.4%0.11
 GDL law39/64 (60.9%)59/64 (92.2%)+ 31.3%< 0.0001
 Booster seat22/64 (34.4%)37/64 (57.8%)+ 23.4%0.02
 Forward facing33/64 (51.6%)40/64 (62.5%)+ 10.9%0.21
 Rear facing20/64 (31.3%)34/64 (53.1%)+ 21.8%0.01
 MVC leading cause of death63/64 (98.4%)64/64 (100%)+ 1.6%
  1. a(“+” denotes increase from pre to post and “- “denotes decrease from pre to post)