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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 SLEEPING SACK OR WEARABLE BLANKET1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 857 487 58.9 55.0-62.6 370 41.1 37.4-45.0
Age
< 25 years 192 117 63.6 55.3-71.1 75 36.4 28.9-44.7
25-34 years 493 275 57.3 52.2-62.2 218 42.7 37.8-47.8
35+ years 172 95 56.9 48.3-65.1 77 43.1 34.9-51.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 480 262 55.2 50.2-60.1 218 44.8 39.9-49.8
Non-Hispanic Black 151 126 86.4 78.0-91.9 25 13.6 8.1-22.0
Non-Hispanic Other 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 143 49 32.0 24.3-41.0 94 68.0 59.0-75.7
Education
< High School 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 177 121 71.7 63.5-78.7 56 28.3 21.3-36.5
> High School 580 328 57.1 52.5-61.7 252 42.9 38.3-47.5
Marital Status
Married 558 293 53.2 48.6-57.7 265 46.8 42.3-51.4
Other 299 194 68.1 61.4-74.1 105 31.9 25.9-38.6
Medicaid recipient
No 482 227 47.6 42.6-52.7 255 52.4 47.3-57.4
Yes 375 260 71.9 66.2-77.0 115 28.1 23.0-33.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 263 159 62.6 56.6-68.3 104 37.4 31.7-43.4
2500+ grams 594 328 58.6 54.4-62.6 266 41.4 37.4-45.6

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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