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Hiley CM, Morley CJ. Evaluation of government's campaign to reduce risk of cot death. BMJ. 1994;309(6956):703-704. Access Abstract

NPM: 5: Safe Sleep
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): NATIONAL, Campaign
Intervention Description: This study compared the way mothers cared for their infants before and after the Department of Health's “Back to Sleep” campaign.
Conclusion: Although the incidence of cot death has decreased dramatically, the risks have not been reduced for all babies.
Study Design: QE: pretest-posttest
Significant Findings: Yes
Setting: Cambridge, Huntingdon, and Bury St Edmunds
Target Audience: Random selection of mothers of normal term babies who gave birth at least 8 months before the campaign and those who gave birth after the campaign when their children were 6 months old
Data Source: Mother report
Sample Size: Baseline (n=385) Follow-up (n=399)
Age Range: Not specified

Hill SA, Hjelmeland B, Johannessen NM, Irgens LM, Skjaerven R. Changes in parental risk behaviour after an information campaign against sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) in Norway. Acta Paediatr. 2004;93(2):250-254. Access Abstract

NPM: 5: Safe Sleep
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): PROVIDER/PRACTICE, Provider Training/Education, Provision of Safe Sleep Item, POPULATION-BASED SYSTEMS, NATIONAL, Campaign, Mass Media, CAREGIVER, Education/Training (caregiver), Educational Material (caregiver)
Intervention Description: To assess parental risk behaviour before and after a sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) information campaign with special emphasis on associations with maternal age, education, marital status and birth order.
Conclusion: Non-supine sleeping decreased to a level that has never been reported before. In future campaigns, subgroup-specific measures may be needed.
Study Design: QE: pretest-posttest
Significant Findings: Yes
Setting: N/A
Target Audience: All mothers registered with the Medical Birth Registry of Norway as having given birth between Oct and Nov 1998 and Oct and Nov 1999 without a pathological condition
Data Source: Mother report
Sample Size: Baseline (n=5539) Follow-up (n=4143)
Age Range: Not specified

McCulloch K, Dahl S, Johnson S, Burd L, Klug MG, Beal JR. Prevalence of SIDS risk factors: before and after the "Back to Sleep" campaign in North Dakota Caucasian and American Indian infants. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2000;39(7):403-410. Access Abstract

NPM: 5: Safe Sleep
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): Campaign, NATIONAL, POPULATION-BASED SYSTEMS
Intervention Description: The objective of this study was to compare rates of infant sleeping position and other risk factors for sudden infant death syndrome from 1991 before the "Back to Sleep" campaign to rates in 1998 after the campaign.
Conclusion: The relationship between sleeping position and SIDS may be more complex in rural and frontier settings and in American Indian populations than in urban and majority populations. The generalizability of this study is limited by the rural setting and small sample size. Longer term surveillance and additional reports from sites with pre "Back to Sleep" data as a baseline for both SIDS rates and sleeping position will be important to clarify the rate of prone sleeping position and SIDS.
Study Design: QE: pretest-posttest
Significant Findings: Yes
Setting: North Dakota
Target Audience: Caretakers of infants ≤6 months of age
Data Source: Caregiver report
Sample Size: Baseline (n=324) Follow-up (n=273)
Age Range: Not specified

Hauck, F. R., Tanabe, K. O., McMurry, T., & Moon, R. Y. (2015). Evaluation of bedtime basics for babies: a national crib distribution program to reduce the risk of sleep-related sudden infant deaths. Journal of community health, 40(3), 457-463. Access Abstract

NPM: 5: Safe Sleep
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): CAREGIVER, Provision of Safe Sleep Item, Education/Training (caregiver), Educational Material (caregiver), PARENT/FAMILY, Training (Parent/Family), NATIONAL, Campaign, Mass Media
Intervention Description: The objective of this study was to describe parental knowledge and practices regarding infant sleep position, bedsharing, pacifier use, and feeding practices before and after receipt of a free crib and safe sleep education.
Conclusion: Crib distribution and safe sleep education positively influence knowledge and practices about safe sleep.

   

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.