Announcement and enactment of legislation improve children’s car seating positions
Johns, Melissa, Lennon, Alexia J., & Haworth, Narelle L. (2010) Announcement and enactment of legislation improve children’s car seating positions. In Queensland Injury Prevention Council Evidence to Action Symposium, 18 - 19 November 2010, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld. (Unpublished)
Purpose: Evaluate effectiveness of new legislation Are children more likely to sit in the rear seat now than previously? ----- Are they more likely to wear an age-appropriate restraint? How easy is it for parents to comply (what are the barriers)?----- What more can be done? ----- ----- Design: 2 studies Study 1-observational 3 time phases (pre-legislation; post announcement; post enactment)----- Study 2-intercept interviews 2 time phases (post announcement; post enactment, same parents)----- Three data collection phases: T1 (before announcement, 2007) T2 (after announcement but before enactment, 2009-10) T3 (after the enactment, 2010)----- Two regional cities: Toowoomba, Rockhampton----- Site types Schools, shopping areas
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|Item Type:||Conference Item (Presentation)|
|Keywords:||children’s seating position , seatbelt, rear seat , age-appropriate restraint|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES (111700)|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Qld (CARRS-Q)|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2010 The Authors|
|Deposited On:||19 May 2011 07:38|
|Last Modified:||01 Jun 2011 01:00|
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