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2016 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SLEEP POSITION AND BED SHARING

In which one position do you most often lay your baby down to sleep?1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
On their back (Recommended) On their side or stomach (Not Recommended)
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 935 685 74.0 70.3-77.3 250 26.0 22.7-29.7
Age
< 25 years 214 152 75.1 67.3-81.6 62 24.9 18.4-32.7
25-34 years 554 412 74.6 69.9-78.8 142 25.4 21.2-30.1
35+ years 167 121 69.6 60.2-77.6 46 30.4 22.4-39.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 485 381 76.1 71.1-80.5 104 23.9 19.5-28.9
Non-Hispanic Black 187 109 65.9 56.8-73.9 78 34.1 26.1-43.2
Non-Hispanic Other 63 42 70.4 54.5-82.5 21 29.6 17.5-45.5
Latina 178 144 81.5 74.1-87.2 34 18.5 12.8-25.9
Education
< High School 133 103 74.5 63.1-83.2 30 25.5 16.8-36.9
High School 168 97 62.8 53.3-71.5 71 37.2 28.5-46.7
> High School 632 484 77.7 73.7-81.2 148 22.3 18.8-26.3
Marital Status
Married 586 458 77.8 73.7-81.5 128 22.2 18.5-26.3
Other 347 226 68.6 61.9-74.6 121 31.4 25.4-38.1
Medicaid recipient
No 512 412 82.0 77.8-85.5 100 18.0 14.5-22.2
Yes 423 273 65.8 59.8-71.3 150 34.2 28.7-40.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 344 231 63.4 57.8-68.6 113 36.6 31.4-42.2
2500+ grams 591 454 74.9 71.0-78.5 137 25.1 21.5-29.0

1Asked of mothers with baby at home.
2Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards.
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.
The overall weighted response rate in 2016 was 52%.

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