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Table 3 Item and total Sleep Self Report scores of the general population

From: Psychometric properties and norm scores of the sleep self report in Dutch children

  Total general population (n = 619)
Mean (SD)/n(%)
General population without children with a chronic disorder and/or sleep medication use (n = 476)
Mean (SD)/n(%)
Who in your family sets the rules about when you go to bed?
 - (One of the) parents 606 (97.9) 464 (97.5)
 - The child 6 (1.0) 6 (1.3)
 - Together 3 (0.5) 3 (0.6)
 - Other 4 (0.6) 3 (0.6)
The child self-reports trouble sleeping 129 (20.8) 79 (16.6)
The child likes to go the bed 464 (75.0) 364 (76.5)
23 items for the total score
Do you go to bed at the same time every night on school nights?* 1.24 (0.47) 1.26 (0.49)
Do you fall asleep in the same bed every night?* 1.10 (0.31) 1.10 (0.31)
Do you fall asleep alone?* 1.10 (0.38) 1.09 (0.34)
Do you fall asleep in parents’, brothers’ or sisters’ bed? 1.15 (0.47) 1.15 (0.46)
Do you fall asleep within 20 min?* 1.64 (0.77) 1.57 (0.75)
Do you fights with your parents about going to bed? 1.31 (0.55) 1.29 (0.54)
Is it hard for you to go to bed? 1.55 (0.68) 1.51 (0.64)
Are you ready for bed at your usual bedtime?* 1.57 (0.71) 1.54 (0.71)
Do you have a special thing (doll, blanket etc.) you bring to bed? 2.37 (0.89) 2.37 (0.89)
Are you afraid of the dark? 1.55 (0.75) 1.52 (0.73)
Are you afraid of sleeping alone? 1.25 (0.56) 1.23 (0.53)
Do you stay up late when your parents think you are asleep? 1.43 (0.63) 1.42 (0.62)
Do you think you sleep too little? 1.40 (0.60) 1.38 (0.57)
Do you think you sleep too much? 1.13 (0.42) 1.14 (0.43)
Do you wake up at night when your parents think you’re asleep? 1.31 (0.52) 1.28 (0.51)
Do you have trouble falling back to sleep if you wake up during the night? 1.41 (0.64) 1.40 (0.63)
Do you have nightmares? 1.25 (0.47) 1.24 (0.45)
Does pain wake you up at night? 1.10 (0.31) 1.09 (0.30)
Do you sometimes go to someone’s bed during the night? 1.09 (0.31) 1.08 (0.29)
Do you have trouble waking up in the morning? 1.78 (0.75) 1.79 (0.75)
Do you feel sleepy during the day? 1.38 (0.57) 1.35 (0.55)
Do you take naps during the day? 1.02 (0.16) 1.02 (0.17)
Do you feel rested after a night’s sleep? 1.47 (0.68) 1.43 (0.65)
Total score 31.61 (5.31) 31.27 (5.12)
  1. SD standard deviation, * Reversely scored items