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2017 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 995 755 76.4 73.1-79.4 240 23.6 20.6-26.9
Age
< 25 years 222 161 73.7 66.4-79.8 61 26.3 20.2-33.6
25-34 years 597 460 77.0 72.8-80.8 137 23.0 19.2-27.2
35+ years 176 134 78.9 71.3-84.9 42 21.1 15.1-28.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 549 444 80.7 76.7-84.1 105 19.3 15.9-23.3
Non-Hispanic Black 205 123 62.3 53.4-70.3 82 37.7 29.7-46.6
Non-Hispanic Other 54 42 75.6 58.7-87.1 12 24.4 12.9-41.3
Latina 163 132 81.4 73.7-87.3 31 18.6 12.7-26.3
Education
< High School 148 111 75.4 66.0-82.9 37 24.6 17.1-34.0
High School 197 145 76.6 68.7-83.1 52 23.4 16.9-31.3
> High School 647 496 76.3 72.3-79.9 151 23.7 20.1-27.7
Marital Status
Married 620 495 78.9 74.8-82.4 125 21.1 17.6-25.2
Other 375 260 72.5 66.8-77.6 115 27.5 22.4-33.2
Medicaid recipient
No 541 433 79.0 74.8-82.7 108 21.0 17.3-25.2
Yes 454 322 73.4 68.3-78.0 132 26.6 22.0-31.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 342 247 69.7 64.3-74.6 95 30.3 25.4-35.7
2500+ grams 653 508 77.0 73.4-80.2 145 23.0 19.8-26.6

1Asked of mothers with baby at home
Please visit PRAMS–Annual Questionnaires for the new Phase 8 sleep position and bed sharing questions.
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 2017 was 57%.

This page was generated on 03JAN19

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