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Table 2 Greater odds for mothers having fed as the first soothing strategy in response to infant fussiness during the nighttime, compared to the daytime. Models show time of day by study group and time of day by infant age interactions on Fed First, compared to Not Fed First

From: Ecological momentary assessment of using food to soothe during infancy in the INSIGHT trial

  Time of day by infant age interaction
OR (95% CI) p value OR (95% CI) p value
3 weeks (n = 153) 8 weeks (n = 144)
Daytime REF   REF  
Nighttime 1.6 (1.4–1.8) < 0.01 2.1 (1.7–2.6) < 0.01
  1. REF Reference, OR Odds Ratio, CI Confidence Interval
  2. Daytime = 6:00 AM-10:00 PM; Nighttime = 10:00 PM-6:00 AM