Parents' Confidence Level about How Kids Would Handle Situations Home Alone (image) University of Michigan Health System Share Print E-Mail Caption Parents are more confident their pre-teen child would know what to do if there were a house fire or tornado than whether the child would avoid playing with guns if home alone. Credit C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.