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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SLEEP POSITION AND BED SHARING

In the past 2 weeks, how often has your new baby slept alone in his or her own crib or bed?1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
Always (Recommended) Often, sometimes, rarely, never (Not Recommended)
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 917 477 50.1 46.3-54.0 440 49.9 46.0-53.7
Age
< 25 years 214 86 40.7 33.2-48.7 128 59.3 51.3-66.8
25-34 years 519 291 53.4 48.4-58.4 228 46.6 41.6-51.6
35+ years 184 100 53.9 45.5-62.2 84 46.1 37.8-54.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 499 315 63.6 58.8-68.1 184 36.4 31.9-41.2
Non-Hispanic Black 162 45 22.4 15.4-31.5 117 77.6 68.5-84.6
Non-Hispanic Other 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 165 77 47.4 39.1-56.0 88 52.6 44.0-60.9
Education
< High School 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 202 82 39.2 31.5-47.5 120 60.8 52.5-68.5
> High School 599 335 54.0 49.3-58.6 264 46.0 41.4-50.7
Marital Status
Married 587 348 58.7 54.2-63.1 239 41.3 36.9-45.8
Other 330 129 36.6 30.5-43.2 201 63.4 56.8-69.5
Medicaid recipient
No 508 310 61.5 56.6-66.3 198 38.5 33.7-43.4
Yes 409 167 36.9 31.5-42.7 242 63.1 57.3-68.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 293 139 46.2 40.5-52.0 154 53.8 48.0-59.5
2500+ grams 624 338 50.5 46.4-54.6 286 49.5 45.4-53.6

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 2018 was 53%.

This page was generated on 10OCT19

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