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2015 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 899 628 70.2 66.4-73.8 271 29.8 26.2-33.6
Age
< 20 years 43 21 50.6 32.4-68.6 22 49.4 31.4-67.6
20-24 years 160 97 61.2 51.4-70.1 63 38.8 29.9-48.6
25-34 years 529 382 72.6 67.8-76.9 147 27.4 23.1-32.2
35+ years 167 128 81.0 73.0-87.0 39 19.0 13.0-27.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 486 369 75.3 70.3-79.7 117 24.7 20.3-29.7
Non-Hispanic Black 209 116 53.9 44.9-62.7 93 46.1 37.3-55.1
Non-Hispanic Other 63 43 72.7 57.2-84.1 20 27.3 15.9-42.8
Latina 125 90 73.7 63.8-81.7 35 26.3 18.3-36.2
Education
< High School 121 81 69.9 58.6-79.2 40 30.1 20.8-41.4
High School 168 104 62.8 53.6-71.2 64 37.2 28.8-46.4
> High School 604 439 73.0 68.5-77.1 165 27.0 22.9-31.5
Marital Status
Married 597 452 77.2 73.0-80.9 145 22.8 19.1-27.0
Other 302 176 58.1 50.8-65.0 126 41.9 35.0-49.2
WIC recipient
No 543 415 78.3 74.0-82.1 128 21.7 17.9-26.0
Yes 343 202 59.2 52.6-65.5 141 40.8 34.5-47.4
Medicaid recipient
No 557 420 77.3 73.0-81.1 137 22.7 18.9-27.0
Yes 342 208 60.2 53.5-66.6 134 39.8 33.4-46.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 322 206 63.0 57.5-68.1 116 37.0 31.9-42.5
2500+ grams 577 422 70.8 66.7-74.7 155 29.2 25.3-33.3

The overall weighted response rate in 2015 was 51%. It fell short of the 55% 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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