TABLE 3

All Sleep Positions Reported During Past 2 Weeks and Intended Position During the Next 2 Weeks

Intended Position(s) During Next 2 wksAll Positions Reported to Be Used at Least Once During Past 2 wka (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%), %Other (n = 79) (2.5%), %
Only supine (n = 1811) (57.6%)43.7b7.3c0.2c3.7c0.1c1.3c0.2c1.2c
Supine and side (n = 758) (21.9%)3.8d13.4d1.5d0.5d0.1d1.9d0.1d0.5d
Only side (n = 133) (4.2%)0.1d0.8d2.3d0.1d0.5d0.3d0.1d0.1d
Supine and prone (n = 93) (2.5%)0.4e0.1e0.0e1.4e0.1e0.2e0.3e0.0e
Side and prone (n = 68) (1.9%)0.0e0.1e0.2e0.1e1.1e0.1e0.3e0.1e
Supine, side, and prone (n = 305) (8.1%)1.0e1.0e0.4e0.5e0.6e3.8e0.4e0.5e
Only prone (n = 82) (2.4%)0.1e0.0e0.0e0.7e0.5e0.1e1.0e0.1e
No intended position (n = 47) (1.4%)0.20.30.10.20.10.30.20.1
  • All percentages are weighted.

  • a Percentages are overall percentages.

  • b This cell includes mothers who intended Only Supine and reported Only Supine (ie, the gold standard).

  • c These cells include mothers who intended Only Supine, but reported practices other than Only Supine.

  • d These cells include mothers who intended either Only Side or Supine and Side.

  • e These cells include mothers who intended either Only Prone or Prone plus some other position(s).