TABLE 3

Frequency of Different Sleep Practices and Specific Sleep Practice By Bedding Use, NISP, 2007 to 2010

TypeSleep Practice (n = 4280)Sleep Practice by Bedding Usea (n = 2324)
N%N%
Bedding use
 Yes232454.2
 No195645.8
Sleep location
 Crib239656.2114247.7
 Bassinet76718.045058.7
 Adult bed47111.033771.5
 Other63314.838560.8
Usual sleep position
 Side52812.334966.1
 Stomach56913.332356.8
 Back310872.6160351.6
 Other751.84965.3
In bed alone
 Yes368986.5191051.8
 No57613.540370.0
  • a Refers to certain types of bedding under the infant (blanket, bean bag, waterbed, rug, sheepskin, cushion, sleeping bag, or pillow) or covering the infant (blanket, quilt/comforter, sheepskin, pillow, or other) while sleeping in last 2 weeks. Covers exclude sheets and blankets not thicker than a receiving blanket.