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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 TWIN OR LARGER MATTRESS OR BED1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 861 625 70.1 66.2-73.7 236 29.9 26.3-33.8
Age
< 25 years 194 117 60.4 51.9-68.3 77 39.6 31.7-48.1
25-34 years 494 375 74.0 68.9-78.5 119 26.0 21.5-31.1
35+ years 173 133 72.3 63.3-79.9 40 27.7 20.1-36.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 480 394 82.0 77.8-85.6 86 18.0 14.4-22.2
Non-Hispanic Black 151 75 42.0 32.4-52.3 76 58.0 47.7-67.6
Non-Hispanic Other 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 145 114 77.5 69.1-84.1 31 22.5 15.9-30.9
Education
< High School 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 182 114 61.1 52.1-69.3 68 38.9 30.7-47.9
> High School 579 436 72.5 67.9-76.7 143 27.5 23.3-32.1
Marital Status
Married 563 447 79.0 75.0-82.5 116 21.0 17.5-25.0
Other 298 178 55.4 48.1-62.4 120 44.6 37.6-51.9
Medicaid recipient
No 482 385 79.1 74.6-83.1 97 20.9 16.9-25.4
Yes 379 240 59.6 53.3-65.6 139 40.4 34.4-46.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 266 185 67.6 61.6-73.2 81 32.4 26.8-38.4
2500+ grams 595 440 70.3 66.0-74.2 155 29.7 25.8-34.0

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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