Table 2

Paediatricians and trainees’ confidence in managing and diagnosing sleep difficulties

Questions askedNot at all confidentNeutralConfidentVery confident
Do you feel confident discussing sleep difficulties?26%41%31%3%
Do you feel confident advising families about good sleeping habits and sleep hygiene?10%38%50%3%
Do you feel confident managing children with behavioural sleep difficulties?38%43%18%3%
Do you feel confident in identifying children with a primary sleep disorder?40%48%10%3%
Do you know when to refer for a sleep study?26%41%31%3%
Do you know the different types of sleep studies and which study to order when?55%38%5%3%