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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SLEEP POSITION AND BED SHARING

How did your new baby usually sleep in the past 2 weeks? ON A COUCH, SOFA, OR ARMCHAIR1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 854 775 91.2 88.6-93.2 79 8.8 6.8-11.4
Age
< 25 years 192 171 91.0 85.3-94.6 21 9.0 5.4-14.7
25-34 years 491 450 91.6 87.9-94.2 41 8.4 5.8-12.1
35+ years 171 154 90.3 83.5-94.4 17 9.7 5.6-16.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 477 445 93.4 90.4-95.5 32 6.6 4.5- 9.6
Non-Hispanic Black 150 129 87.7 79.0-93.1 21 12.3 6.9-21.0
Non-Hispanic Other 63 54 88.0 76.2-94.4 *** *** ***
Latina 144 129 89.8 82.9-94.1 15 10.2 5.9-17.1
Education
< High School 97 91 96.3 90.1-98.7 *** *** ***
High School 180 157 87.0 79.6-92.0 23 13.0 8.0-20.4
> High School 576 526 91.8 88.7-94.1 50 8.2 5.9-11.3
Marital Status
Married 558 518 93.2 90.6-95.2 40 6.8 4.8- 9.4
Other 296 257 87.8 82.2-91.8 39 12.2 8.2-17.8
Medicaid recipient
No 480 441 92.6 89.3-94.9 39 7.4 5.1-10.7
Yes 374 334 89.5 85.1-92.7 40 10.5 7.3-14.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 262 231 88.2 83.6-91.6 31 11.8 8.4-16.4
2500+ grams 592 544 91.4 88.6-93.6 48 8.6 6.4-11.4

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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