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Table 1 Sleep education

From: Sleep education in pediatric residency programs: a cross-cultural look

Country HK IN ID JP KR SG TH VN US-CA Total
  n = 3 n = 17 n = 9 n =35 n = 20 n = 2 n = 1 n = 1 n =64 n = 152
Specialty area (% of respondents reporting covering each topic) % % % % % % % % % %
Cardiology 33 47 0 17 10 50 0 0 19 26
ENT/Otolaryngology 0 29 0 20 30 100 0 0 31 26
Neurology 33 53 0 54 60 100 0 0 39 45
Respiratory 100 71 11 43 60 100 100 100 55 53
Development 33 77 89 60 60 100 0 0 55 61
Psychiatry/Psychology 33 41 0 23 45 50 0 0 17 24
Total (mean minutes) 420 788 77 420 281 50 180 120 162 266
Total (median minutes) 420 240 90 60 210 50 180 120 120 120
Specialty topics (% of respondents reporting covering each topic) % % % % % % % % % %
Normal sleep 100 65 89 37 80 100 0 100 95 76
Delayed sleep phase disorder 67 12 44 17 30 50 0 0 58 38
Hypersomnia 100 41 33 20 55 50 0 0 73 52
Insomnia 100 35 33 23 45 50 0 100 59 45
Parasomnias 100 71 67 37 75 100 0 0 92 72
Behavioral insomnia of childhood 100 53 44 37 75 100 0 0 92 69
Sleep apnea 100 94 44 63 95 100 100 100 91 83
Sleep related rhythmic movements 100 41 22 29 95 50 0 0 64 49
Sleep in medical disorders 67 41 22 23 25 100 100 0 39 33
  1. Note:
  2. • Percentages presented are the percentage of respondents in each country that indicated a topic is covered in their curriculum.
  3. • Zeros indicate that respondents reported no coverage of sleep education in general or for a specific topic.