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Table 2 The behavior of the primary caregiver at the time of unintentional suffocating

From: Social and environmental risk factors for unintentional suffocation among infants in China: a descriptive analysis

  ASSB (n, %) Inhalation suffocation (n, %) Total (n, %)
Who was with the child when the fatal accident occurred
 Primary caregivers 161(83.4%) 120(77.9%) 281(81.0%)
 Other adults 9(4.7%) 5(3.3%) 14(4.0%)
 Alone 13(6.7%) 19(12.3%) 32(9.2%)
 Other children 2(1.0%) 1(0.7%) 3(0.9%)
 Others 8(4.2%) 9(5.8%) 17(4.9%)
What was the primary caregiver doing when the injury occurred
 Doing housework 31(16.1%) 31(20.1%) 62(17.9%)
 Watching TV 1(0.6%) 5(3.2%) 6(1.7%)
 Sleeping 135(70.0%) 65(42.2%) 200(57.6%)
 Eating 2(1.1%) 6(3.9%) 8(2.3%)
 Looking after the infant 3(1.6%) 33(21.4%) 36(10.4%)
 Others 6(3.2%) 2(1.3%) 8(2.3%)
 Unknown 15(7.4%) 12(7.9%) 27(7.8%)