Table 1 CareS Mobile Safety Center (MSC) utilisation, health centre interview data
CareS MSC utilisation
MSC visitors(n = 83)Non-visitors(n = 127)
Sociodemographic characteristics at enrolment
    Age <22 years old21 (25)42 (33)
    Education ⩾high school50 (60)73 (57)
    Unemployed44 (53)66 (52)
    Per capita household income ⩾US$5000/year52 (66)85 (70)
    Total number children ⩾347 (57)56 (44)
    Ethnicity African–American80 (96)124 (98)
Injury-related characteristics at enrolment
    Previous child injury14 (17)23 (18)
    No working smoke alarm22 (26)41 (32)
    No correct car safety seat42 (51)59 (46)
    No locked place for poisons33 (42)43 (38)
Perceived benefits of visiting the MSC at follow-up
    Learned nothing new3 (4)N/A
    Learned a little26 (31)N/A
    Learned a lot54 (65)N/A
Would recommend to a friend or family member81 (98)N/A
  • Values in parentheses are percentages.

  • N/A, not applicable.