Home Safety Practices in an Urban Low-Income Population: Level of Agreement Between Parental Self-Report and Observed Behaviors | Clinical Pediatrics
Home-related injuries are overrepresented in children from low-income households. The objectives of this study were to determine frequencies of home safety behaviors and the level of agreement between parental self-report and observed safety practices in low-income homes. The study found that self-reports of some home safety behaviors are relatively accurate, but certain practices may need to be verified by direct assessment.
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