Table 3

 Comparison of telephone interview responses between participants and non-participants

ResponseCompleted home visit, n (%)p Value *
No (n = 148)Yes (n = 64)
T tests used were for continuous variables and χ2 tests were used for categorical variables. When cells contained values <5 then Fisher’s exact tests were used.
Hot water temperature checked5 (6.0)5 (12.8)0.29
Hot water discussed with child’s doctor8 (9.8)2 (5.1)0.27
Smoke detectors on each floor142 (98.6)63 (98.4)1.00
Replace smoke detector battery101 (70.1)50 (78.1)0.46
Smoke detectors discussed with child’s doctor20 (14.2)5 (7.9)0.28
Child owns bike helmet47 (90.4)21 (91.3)1.00
Bike helmet is snug42 (80.8)17 (73.9)0.50
Bike safety discussed with child’s doctor33 (63.5)13 (56.5)0.75
Plan to attend car seat clinic3 (2.1)6 (9.4)0.004
Car seat safety discussed with child’s doctor85 (59.0)34 (53.1)0.29