Survey
RequiredRequired Question(s)
Required 1.
Have you ever heard of a Poison Center? 
Yes
No
Required 2.

Which of the following statements describe what a Poison Center does? (Select ALL that apply)

Gives advise on how to treat a person that has been poisoned
Charges a fee every time you call
Reports call to authorities
Provides public education about poison prevention
Provides hands-on treatment to a person that has been poisoned
Gives advice on how to treat an animal that has been poisoned
I'm not sure
Required 3.
What would you do if you needed poison safety advice or help with a poisoning emergency? (Select One)
Contact 9-1-1
Contact 1-800-222-1222
Contact my doctor's office
Contact my pharmacist
Contact a relative that's a nurse or a doctor
Search the internet
Go to the ER
Other  
Required 4.
Who answers a call at the poison center? (Select ALL that apply)
Pharmacists
Volunteers
Automated message
Receptionist
Nurses
Doctors
Scientists
I'm not sure
Required 5.

How do most adults get poisoned? (Select One)

On purpose
Mistakes with medicine
Accidentally eating or drinking something
Exposure to the environment or work
They don't get poisoned
Required 6.

Anything, even food and medicine, can be poisonous if taken in the wrong amount, wrong route, or at the wrong time.

True
False
Required 7.

 

Which actions could you take to reduce the risk of poisoning in

your home? (Select ALL that apply)


Store products in their original containers
Install a carbon monoxide alarm
Have fuel burning appliances checked annually
Store cleaning supplies under the kitchen sink
Use child resistant packaging
Buy potentially poisonous products in small quantities
I don't need to poison proof my home
Required 8.

Which age group do you think suffers from more severe health effects from being poisoned?

Infants & Toddlers
Elementary School Children
Teenagers
Young adults
Middle age adults
Older adults
Required 9.
Should you make someone vomit immediately if they have swallowed a poison?
Yes
No
Required 10.

Which way would you prefer to learn about poison prevention?

A face to face presentation
TV
Radio
Newspaper
Brochure
Social Media
Internet Search (Google, Bing, etc.)
Required 11.

What age group do you fall in?

18-24
25-34
35-44
45-54
55 or older
Required 12.

What ethnicity best describes you? 

Black or African-American
Asian
Latino/Hispanic
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
White (Non-hispanic)
American Indian/Alaska Native
Other  
Required 13.

What is your gender? 

Male
Female
Prefer not to answer
Other  
Required 14.

What is the highest level of education you have completed?

Less than high school
High school
Some college
College Degree
Graduate Degree
Trade School
Required 15.

Do you have children younger than 6 years of age living at or frequently visiting your home? 

Yes
No
Required 16.

Do you have access to the internet?

Yes
No
Required 17.
In order from 1 to 5, with 1 being most preferred and 5 being least preferred, rate how you would prefer to contact your local poison control center if someone may have been poisoned.

(1 = Most)
 
Call on the phone
Text from a cell phone
Live chat from a cell phone or computer
Email
Through a social media site like Facebook
Required 18.

Where would you look for the phone number to call your local poison center? (Please rank from 1 to 5, with 1 being the place you would look first, to 5 being the place you would look last)


(1 = First)
 
Phone book
Family or friend
Stored in my cell phone
Magnet or sticker
Internet search
Other
Required 19.

What county in Texas do you live in? 

 

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