What Are Parents Willing to Discuss with Their Pediatrician About Firearm Safety? A Parental Survey.

  title={What Are Parents Willing to Discuss with Their Pediatrician About Firearm Safety? A Parental Survey.},
  author={Jane M. Garbutt and Neil Bobenhouse and Sherry Dodd and Randall S Sterkel and Robert C Strunk},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
OBJECTIVE To determine if parents are receptive to discussing firearm safety with their pediatrician. STUDY DESIGN Parents completed a self-administered paper survey during a pediatric office visit. Responses of those who confirmed and denied household firearms were compared using Fisher exact test. RESULTS Between March 23 and May 21, 2015, 1246 of 1363 eligible parents (91.4%) completed the survey (22.6% African American, 79.5% at least some college education); 36% of respondents reported… CONTINUE READING
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