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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SLEEP POSITION AND BED SHARING

Did a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker tell you any of the following things1? PLACE BABY ON HIS OR HER BACK TO SLEEP

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 888 31 3.8 2.5- 5.6 857 96.2 94.4-97.5
Age
< 25 years 202 14 6.0 3.2-11.0 188 94.0 89.0-96.8
25-34 years 507 12 3.0 1.6- 5.5 495 97.0 94.5-98.4
35+ years 179 *** *** *** 174 97.2 93.1-98.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 492 17 4.2 2.5- 7.0 475 95.8 93.0-97.5
Non-Hispanic Black 153 *** *** *** 149 97.4 91.6-99.3
Non-Hispanic Other 65 *** *** *** 62 95.5 85.3-98.8
Latina 157 *** *** *** 151 96.1 91.2-98.3
Education
< High School 109 *** *** *** 103 93.9 86.7-97.3
High School 190 *** *** *** 181 95.6 90.3-98.1
> High School 588 16 3.2 1.8- 5.4 572 96.8 94.6-98.2
Marital Status
Married 577 17 3.4 2.1- 5.6 560 96.6 94.4-97.9
Other 311 14 4.3 2.3- 8.0 297 95.7 92.0-97.7
Medicaid recipient
No 499 16 3.3 2.0- 5.5 483 96.7 94.5-98.0
Yes 389 15 4.3 2.3- 7.6 374 95.7 92.4-97.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 271 *** *** *** 263 96.8 93.6-98.4
2500+ grams 617 23 3.8 2.5- 5.8 594 96.2 94.2-97.5

1Asked of all 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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