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Table 1 Survey responses for the 27 birthing hospitals and one birthing centers

From: Impact of statewide safe sleep legislation on hospital practices and rates of sudden unexpected infant deaths

Survey questionSurvey response (n = 14/27, 51.9%)
Q1 - How many newborns are born at your hospital each year?Mean = 1439 births/year (ME 411.05 95% CI)
Q2 - Are you aware that there is a law in Connecticut (Public Act 15–39: An Act Concerning Safe Sleep Practices) that requires birthing hospitals/centers to provide written informational material on providing an infant with a safe sleep environment at hospital discharge?Yes12 (85.7%)
No2 (14.3%)
Q3 - At hospital discharge, who provides written informational material on safe sleep?Physician2 (11.11%)
Advanced Practice Provider1 (5.6%)
Nurse12 (66.7%)
Obstetricians3 (16.7%)
Q4 - In what languages are these written informational materials?English12 (50.0%)
Spanish10 41.7%)
Language specific interpreter1 (4.2%)
Other1 (4.2%)
Q5 - Does your hospital offer any additional resources to families to promote a safe sleeping environment, such as cribs?Yes3 (21.4%)
No8 (57.1%)
Unsure3 (21.4%)
Q6 - Describe any barriers you may encounter to deliver safe sleep informational materials to parents/caregivers of newborns at hospital discharge.Language other than English.8 (57.1%)
Parent exhaustion/overwhelmed6 (42.9%)
Q7 - Describe any facilitators that help you to deliver safe sleep informational materials to parents/caregivers of newborns at hospital discharge.Free materials11 (78.6%)
Available in another language3 (21.4%)
Q8 - If evidence-based, informational materials for safe sleep were provided free of charge, would you use them?Yes14 (100%)
No0 (0%)
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