Parental awareness of schoolbag carriage: A comparative study of Irish and United States parents.

@article{Dockrell2017ParentalAO,
  title={Parental awareness of schoolbag carriage: A comparative study of Irish and United States parents.},
  author={Sara Dockrell and Karen Jacobs and Julie Byrne and Emma Gleeson and Sinead Kelly and Caitriona Moore and Eimear O'Meara and Dagny Barclay and Sabrina Rodriguez and David Kang and Ciaran K. Simms and Catherine Blake},
  journal={Work},
  year={2017},
  volume={58 2},
  pages={
          85-93
        }
}
BACKGROUND Given the global nature of schoolbag carriage, there has been extensive research on schoolbag weight and use with resultant guidance on many aspects of carrying a schoolbag. However, there is limited evidence of knowledge translation or parents' awareness of schoolbag carriage. OBJECTIVE This study investigated parental awareness of factors related to schoolbag carriage. METHOD A cross-sectional survey using an anonymous 30-item questionnaire and purposive sampling was used… Expand
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