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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SLEEP POSITION AND BED SHARING

When your new baby sleeps alone, is his or her crib or bed in the same room where you sleep?1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 785 123 15.9 13.2-19.0 662 84.1 81.0-86.8
Age
< 25 years 178 *** *** *** 168 93.0 86.9-96.4
25-34 years 457 88 20.2 16.4-24.7 369 79.8 75.3-83.6
35+ years 150 25 15.5 10.1-23.0 125 84.5 77.0-89.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 448 105 23.3 19.3-27.8 343 76.7 72.2-80.7
Non-Hispanic Black 125 *** *** *** 116 90.7 81.2-95.7
Non-Hispanic Other 52 *** *** *** 48 91.9 78.7-97.2
Latina 144 *** *** *** 141 97.8 92.1-99.4
Education
< High School 100 *** *** *** 99 99.6 97.5-99.9
High School 163 *** *** *** 154 95.1 90.1-97.7
> High School 521 113 22.3 18.5-26.6 408 77.7 73.4-81.5
Marital Status
Married 520 107 21.6 18.0-25.8 413 78.4 74.2-82.0
Other 265 16 5.8 3.1-10.7 249 94.2 89.3-96.9
Medicaid recipient
No 441 99 23.2 19.1-27.9 342 76.8 72.1-80.9
Yes 344 24 7.3 4.6-11.2 320 92.7 88.8-95.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 242 28 10.6 7.4-15.1 214 89.4 84.9-92.6
2500+ grams 543 95 16.4 13.5-19.8 448 83.6 80.2-86.5

1Asked only of mothers who reported their baby slept alone any amount of time
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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