TABLE 2

All Sleep Positions Reported During Past 2 Weeks and Usual Position for the Same Period

Usual Position During Past 2 wkaAll Positions Reported to Be Used at Least Once During Past 2 wkb (N = 3297)
Only Supine (n = 1566) (49.2%), %Supine and Side (n = 777) (23.0%), %Only Side (n = 150) (4.6%), %Supine and Prone (n = 231) (7.2%), %Side and Prone (n = 106) (3.0%), %Supine, Side, and Prone (n = 300) (8.0%), %Only Prone (n = 88) (2.5%), %Any Other (n = 79) (2.5%), %
Supine (n = 2491) (77.3%)49.217.40.05.20.04.30.01.2
Side (n = 491) (14.1%)0.05.64.60.01.32.30.00.3
Prone (n = 284) (7.8%)0.00.00.02.11.71.32.50.2
Other (n = 30) (0.8%)0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.8
  • Reported percentages are of all infants. All percentages are weighted. For all positions, any mother indicating “Other,” regardless of whether they also indicated supine, side, or prone, is included in the “Other” column.

  • a This column contains actual N’'s, and column percentages, which total to 100% for the column.

  • b Percentages from the overall sample.