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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 TO SLEEP IN A CRIB, BASSINET, OR PACK AND PLAY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 886 84 8.8 6.9-11.3 802 91.2 88.7-93.1
Age
< 25 years 203 19 7.0 4.0-12.0 184 93.0 88.0-96.0
25-34 years 505 49 10.1 7.4-13.7 456 89.9 86.3-92.6
35+ years 178 16 7.8 4.4-13.2 162 92.2 86.8-95.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 491 47 9.8 7.3-13.2 444 90.2 86.8-92.7
Non-Hispanic Black 153 15 7.8 3.8-15.3 138 92.2 84.7-96.2
Non-Hispanic Other 65 *** *** *** 57 88.7 77.0-94.8
Latina 155 12 6.7 3.6-12.3 143 93.3 87.7-96.4
Education
< High School 108 *** *** *** 98 92.6 85.3-96.4
High School 190 22 11.2 6.8-17.9 168 88.8 82.1-93.2
> High School 587 52 8.3 6.1-11.2 535 91.7 88.8-93.9
Marital Status
Married 576 51 8.8 6.6-11.7 525 91.2 88.3-93.4
Other 310 33 8.9 5.7-13.6 277 91.1 86.4-94.3
Medicaid recipient
No 496 45 8.9 6.4-12.2 451 91.1 87.8-93.6
Yes 390 39 8.8 6.0-12.7 351 91.2 87.3-94.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 272 30 11.0 7.7-15.4 242 89.0 84.6-92.3
2500+ grams 614 54 8.7 6.6-11.3 560 91.3 88.7-93.4

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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