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Table 1 Delta Healthy Sprouts child activity knowledge and beliefs questionnaire items and responses

From: Infant activity and sleep behaviors in a maternal and infant home visiting project among rural, southern, African American women

Item Questionc Baselinea Study Endb Change  
n % n % n1d n2e P f
2a It is OK to put a baby to sleep on his/her tummy. [F] 58 70.7 44 97.8 29 1 < 0.001
2b It is OK to keep a baby less than 6 months old in a car seat or bouncy seat for most of the day. [F] 68 82.9 40 88.9 5 5 1.000
2c Giving a baby tummy time (e.g. time on his/her tummy) should begin by 1 month of age. [T] 38 46.3 43 95.6 22 1 < 0.001
2d A baby less than 12 months of age needs daily physical activity. [T] 67 81.7 41 91.1 8 2 0.058
  1. aGestational month 4 visit; number and percent of participants who chose correct response, N = 82
  2. bPostnatal month 12 visit; number and percent of participants who chose correct response, N = 45
  3. cLetter in brackets indicates correct response to statement; F = false and T = true
  4. dNumber of participants who chose incorrect response at baseline and correct response at study end (positive change)
  5. eNumber of participants who chose correct response at baseline and incorrect response at study end (negative change)
  6. fP-values for McNemar’s test of symmetry for changes from baseline to study end. Bonferroni corrected significance level of α =0.013 used