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Table 3 Correlations between sleep and child’s social competence

From: The relationship between the development of social competence and sleep in infants: a longitudinal study

  Social competence Autonomy Responsiveness Empathy Motor regulation Emotional regulation
r P r P r P r P r P r P
Sleep onset time (18 months) 0.07 0.30 0.02 0.83 − 0.03 0.67 0.11 0.10 − 0.06 0.43 0.11 0.10
Nocturnal sleeping duration (18 months) 0.08 0.24 0.05 0.49 − 0.04 0.59 0.06 0.42 0.01 0.91 0.18 0.01
Total sleeping duration (18 months) 0.02 0.76 0.05 0.45 − 0.02 0.80 0.03 0.64 − 0.12 0.08 0.06 0.41
Sleep onset time (30 months) 0.08 0.14 − 0.03 0.57 − 0.00 1.00 0.04 0.48 0.09 0.11 0.12 0.04
Nocturnal sleeping duration (30 months) 0.03 0.58 − 0.01 0.88 − 0.00 0.99 0.02 0.67 0.02 0.75 0.01 0.82
Total sleeping duration (30 months) 0.05 0.39 0.05 0.37 0.08 0.17 0.04 0.50 0.02 0.73 0.02 0.73
Sleep onset time (42 months) 0.23 < 0.01 0.11 0.19 0.06 0.45 0.10 0.23 0.26 < 0.01 0.18 0.02
Nocturnal sleeping duration (42 months) 0.18 0.02 0.06 0.44 0.06 0.45 0.12 0.14 0.06 0.44 0.17 0.03
Total sleeping duration (42 months) 0.18 0.02 0.09 0.28 0.07 0.35 0.10 0.20 0.14 0.07 0.12 0.13
  1. Italic values indicate significance of P value (P < 0.05)