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Factors associated with women's antenatal plans to use a baby walker: a cross sectional study

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  • Rachel Illingworth
  • Denise Kendrick
  • Jacqueline Collier
  • Amanda Jayne Woods
  • Kim Watts
  • Michael Dewey
  • Chih-Mei Chen

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JournalHealth Education Journal
DatePublished - 2006
Issue number3
Volume65
Pages (from-to)197-210
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

Objective The objective of these analyses was to explore maternal antenatal
decisions about baby walker use, factors associated with these decisions and the relationship between antenatal plans to use a walker and postnatal walker use.
Design Cross sectional study. Setting Mothers-to-be (n = 1174) participating in a cluster randomised controlled trial of an educational package to reduce walker use in 64 general practices in the East Midlands of the United Kingdom. Method Data on plans to use a walker, socio-demographic and economic characteristics, partner's views on walker use, knowledge of walker-related injury and attitudes towards walkers were collected at entry to the trial by means of a self-completion questionnaire. Data on post-natal walker use was collected by postal questionnaire nine months after delivery.

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