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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? WITH A BLANKET1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 863 427 50.0 46.1-53.9 436 50.0 46.1-53.9
Age
< 25 years 196 68 40.0 32.1-48.4 128 60.0 51.6-67.9
25-34 years 495 270 54.1 48.9-59.2 225 45.9 40.8-51.1
35+ years 172 89 52.2 43.5-60.8 83 47.8 39.2-56.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 483 270 55.5 50.5-60.4 213 44.5 39.6-49.5
Non-Hispanic Black 151 69 48.3 38.1-58.6 82 51.7 41.4-61.9
Non-Hispanic Other 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 147 61 41.7 33.2-50.7 86 58.3 49.3-66.8
Education
< High School 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 181 67 38.1 30.0-46.9 114 61.9 53.1-70.0
> High School 578 328 56.6 51.9-61.3 250 43.4 38.7-48.1
Marital Status
Married 560 309 57.1 52.6-61.6 251 42.9 38.4-47.4
Other 303 118 38.4 31.8-45.6 185 61.6 54.4-68.2
Medicaid recipient
No 484 281 59.6 54.7-64.4 203 40.4 35.6-45.3
Yes 379 146 38.7 32.9-44.9 233 61.3 55.1-67.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 267 120 44.0 38.0-50.1 147 56.0 49.9-62.0
2500+ grams 596 307 50.5 46.3-54.7 289 49.5 45.3-53.7

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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