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Table 3 Knowledge of parents regarding adverse health effects of backpack

From: Assessment of perceptions, knowledge, and attitudes of parents regarding children’s schoolbags and related musculoskeletal health

Do you know that... Fathers Mothers p value
Weight of schoolbags should not be more than 10% of the child’s weight. 107 (37.6%) 96 (28.9%) 0.035
Schoolbags should have two shoulder straps rather than one. 247 (86.9%) 301 (90.6%) 0.258
Schoolbags should be carried on two shoulders and not on one. 181 (63.7%) 247 (74.3%) 0.013
Backpack-related official rules and penalties exist. 20 (7.04%) 24 (7.2%) 0.235