Table 2

Impact of restriction policies

One parent at cotside with restricted visit duration
(n=35)
Two family members at cotside with restricted visit duration (n=41)One parent at cotside with unrestricted duration (n=136)P value*
Respondent visit less often20/35 (57)16/41 (39)44/134 (33)0.18†
Partner visit less often18/33 (55)12/41 (29)54/133 (41)0.17 (
Not enough bonding23/31 (74)16/37 (43)39/116 (34)<0.01
Unable to participate in cares17/31 (55)13/37 (35)21/116 (18)<0.01
Unable to receive updates14/31 (45)9/37 (24)14/116 (12)<0.01
Unable to bring milk and supplies8/31 (26)3/37 (8)7/116 (6)0.02†
Breast feeding0.02‡
 No impact7/23 (30)18/33 (55)66/110 (60)
 Mild impact8/23 (35)7/33 (21)35/110 (32)
 Severe impact8/23 (35)8/33 (24)9/110 (8)
  • Data are n (%).

  • *Analysed by chi-square test unless specified.

  • †Fisher’s exact test.

  • ‡Kruskal-Wallis test