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2011 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SLEEP POSITION AND BED SHARING

How do you most often lay your baby down to sleep now?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Recommended (Back) Other (Combining Side, Stomach)
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 862 638 74.1 70.6-77.3 224 25.9 22.7-29.4
Age
< 20 years 54 35 63.3 47.3-76.8 19 36.7 23.2-52.7
20-24 years 207 141 67.9 60.0-74.8 66 32.1 25.2-40.0
25-34 years 466 359 77.5 73.0-81.5 107 22.5 18.5-27.0
35+ years 135 103 77.5 68.5-84.5 32 22.5 15.5-31.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 501 398 77.4 72.9-81.3 103 22.6 18.7-27.1
Non-Hispanic Black 189 109 59.2 50.6-67.3 80 40.8 32.7-49.4
Non-Hispanic Other 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 114 86 76.3 66.7-83.9 28 23.7 16.1-33.3
Education
< High School 144 107 72.6 63.1-80.4 37 27.4 19.6-36.9
High School 167 124 76.1 67.9-82.8 43 23.9 17.2-32.1
> High School 550 406 73.8 69.4-77.7 144 26.2 22.3-30.6
Marital Status
Married 533 421 78.1 73.9-81.9 112 21.9 18.1-26.1
Other 328 216 67.3 61.0-73.0 112 32.7 27.0-39.0
WIC recipient
No 442 345 77.6 72.9-81.8 97 22.4 18.2-27.1
Yes 418 291 70.4 65.1-75.2 127 29.6 24.8-34.9
Medicaid recipient
No 386 307 79.1 74.1-83.3 79 20.9 16.7-25.9
Yes 476 331 70.1 65.1-74.6 145 29.9 25.4-34.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 270 195 71.3 65.6-76.4 75 28.7 23.6-34.4
2500+ grams 592 443 74.3 70.5-77.7 149 25.7 22.3-29.5

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2011.The overall weighted response rate was 54%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

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