The knowledge and attitude of rural children about poisonings


MANDIRACIOGLU A. , Bayik A. , LULECI E.

VETERINARY AND HUMAN TOXICOLOGY, vol.45, no.6, pp.331-334, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Title of Journal : VETERINARY AND HUMAN TOXICOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.331-334

Abstract

Childhood poisonings are an important problem. The goal or the study was to implement and evaluate poisoning prevention training for primary school students. The study was carried out in 3 rural schools Kemalpasa, Izmir, Turkey. Fourth and 5(th) grade students completed age appropriate questionnaires pre- and post-education. There were significant differences in mean scores of the knowledge responses given pre- and post-test (p<0.05). with more Questions answered correctly post-education.