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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? IN A CRIB, BASSINET, OR PACK AND PLAY1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 881 110 14.8 12.0-18.0 771 85.2 82.0-88.0
Age
< 25 years 201 33 18.3 12.6-25.8 168 81.7 74.2-87.4
25-34 years 502 55 12.7 9.5-17.0 447 87.3 83.0-90.5
35+ years 178 22 15.7 10.0-23.7 156 84.3 76.3-90.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 488 41 9.9 7.3-13.4 447 90.1 86.6-92.7
Non-Hispanic Black 155 39 28.9 20.4-39.3 116 71.1 60.7-79.6
Non-Hispanic Other 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 152 17 10.7 6.5-17.2 135 89.3 82.8-93.5
Education
< High School 106 17 17.0 9.6-28.2 89 83.0 71.8-90.4
High School 187 20 16.1 10.1-24.6 167 83.9 75.4-89.9
> High School 587 73 14.0 10.9-17.8 514 86.0 82.2-89.1
Marital Status
Married 570 53 10.5 8.0-13.7 517 89.5 86.3-92.0
Other 311 57 21.6 16.1-28.2 254 78.4 71.8-83.9
Medicaid recipient
No 495 58 13.9 10.6-18.1 437 86.1 81.9-89.4
Yes 386 52 15.8 11.6-21.2 334 84.2 78.8-88.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 272 29 10.7 7.5-15.1 243 89.3 84.9-92.5
2500+ grams 609 81 15.1 12.2-18.6 528 84.9 81.4-87.8

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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