Table 2

Details of participating families

SIDSMedically explained deathsTotal SUDI casesMothers and fathers participating jointlyMothers participating alone*
Initial in-depth interview only831165†
Structured questionnaire-based interview only21321
Postal questionnaire only01110
Structured questionnaire-based interview and in-depth follow-up interview31431
Initial and follow-up in-depth interviews11211
  • *No fathers participated alone.

  • †One mother was supported by her own mother and one by a friend for the interview.

  • SIDS, sudden infant death syndrome; SUDI, sudden unexpected death in infancy.