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2018 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 917 730 78.6 75.1-81.7 187 21.4 18.3-24.9
Age
< 25 years 214 152 72.0 64.0-78.7 62 28.0 21.3-36.0
25-34 years 519 428 81.4 77.0-85.2 91 18.6 14.8-23.0
35+ years 184 150 79.7 71.5-86.1 34 20.3 13.9-28.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 499 428 86.1 82.3-89.1 71 13.9 10.9-17.7
Non-Hispanic Black 162 105 61.5 51.3-70.8 57 38.5 29.2-48.7
Non-Hispanic Other 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 165 127 77.4 69.6-83.8 38 22.6 16.2-30.4
Education
< High School 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 202 145 73.6 65.4-80.4 57 26.4 19.6-34.6
> High School 599 498 81.9 77.8-85.4 101 18.1 14.6-22.2
Marital Status
Married 587 496 84.8 81.2-87.8 91 15.2 12.2-18.8
Other 330 234 68.8 62.0-74.9 96 31.2 25.1-38.0
Medicaid recipient
No 508 431 84.5 80.3-87.9 77 15.5 12.1-19.7
Yes 409 299 71.8 65.9-76.9 110 28.2 23.1-34.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 293 224 75.7 70.3-80.3 69 24.3 19.7-29.7
2500+ grams 624 506 78.9 75.1-82.2 118 21.1 17.8-24.9

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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