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Table 4 Opinions of parents on how to reduce health problems due to schoolbags

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

Opinions Fathers Mothers p value
Redesigning the schoolbag 116 (40.8%) 117 (35.2%) 0.153
Redesigning the curriculum 180 (63.4%) 212 (63.9%) 0.903
Reducing amount of home work 64 (22.5%) 121 (36.4%) 0.0001
Employing a worker to carry student’s bags 16 (5.6%) 22 (6.6%) 0.610
Moving toward E-learning. 199 (70.1%) 206 (62%) 0.036