TABLE 4

Mean (SD) Group Differences in Diary-Measured Minutes per 24 Hours of Infant Fussing, Crying, and Unsoothable Crying per 24 Hours at 10 Days, 5 Weeks, and 12 Weeks of Age

VariableLondon CommunityCopenhagen CommunityProximal CareANOVA Pa
At 10 d
    Fussing82b (50)61 (37)56 (38).001
    Crying32b (24)15 (18)15 (17)<.001
    Unsoothable crying6 (13)4 (9)3 (10)NS
At 5 wk
    Fussing88b (42)58 (40)66 (43)<.001
    Crying33b (30)14 (16)16 (18)<.001
    Unsoothable crying5 (12)9 (21)3 (8)NS
At 12 wk
    Fussing62b (38)40 (36)45 (38).003
    Crying16b (17)7 (10)13 (16).001
    Unsoothable crying2 (4)5 (14)3 (9)NS
  • NS indicates not significant.

  • a After ANOVA, Tukey tests were used to identify significant differences (P < .05) between pairs of groups.

  • b Figure is different from both other group figures.