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2014 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SLEEP POSITION AND BED SHARING

How often does your new baby sleep in the same bed with you or anyone else?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Recommended (Never) Other (Combining Always,Often,Sometimes,Rarely)
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 977 357 36.6 33.1-40.2 620 63.4 59.8-66.9
Age
< 20 years 49 11 27.9 15.1-45.7 38 72.1 54.3-84.9
20-24 years 217 63 28.7 22.2-36.2 154 71.3 63.8-77.8
25-34 years 542 207 38.6 33.9-43.5 335 61.4 56.5-66.1
35+ years 169 76 44.6 36.3-53.3 93 55.4 46.7-63.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 512 241 48.0 43.1-52.9 271 52.0 47.1-56.9
Non-Hispanic Black 193 37 16.8 11.3-24.2 156 83.2 75.8-88.7
Non-Hispanic Other 59 14 25.9 14.6-41.7 45 74.1 58.3-85.4
Latina 192 58 32.0 24.8-40.3 134 68.0 59.7-75.2
Education
< High School 179 49 24.9 18.3-33.0 130 75.1 67.0-81.7
High School 193 70 38.3 30.5-46.7 123 61.7 53.3-69.5
> High School 604 237 39.2 34.8-43.8 367 60.8 56.2-65.2
Marital Status
Married 591 249 41.8 37.4-46.5 342 58.2 53.5-62.6
Other 386 108 28.4 23.3-34.2 278 71.6 65.8-76.7
WIC recipient
No 561 230 40.3 35.8-45.1 331 59.7 54.9-64.2
Yes 401 123 32.3 27.1-38.0 278 67.7 62.0-72.9
Medicaid recipient
No 597 251 41.5 37.0-46.1 346 58.5 53.9-63.0
Yes 380 106 29.5 24.4-35.3 274 70.5 64.7-75.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 342 112 32.7 27.8-38.0 230 67.3 62.0-72.2
2500+ grams 635 245 36.9 33.2-40.8 390 63.1 59.2-66.8

The overall weighted response rate in 2014 was 55%. It fell short of the 60% rate that PRAMS has regarded as the epidemiologically valid threshold.

*** 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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