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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 AN INFANT CAR SEAT OR SWING1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 860 452 52.9 49.0-56.8 408 47.1 43.2-51.0
Age
< 25 years 193 101 51.5 43.2-59.7 92 48.5 40.3-56.8
25-34 years 495 259 53.8 48.7-58.9 236 46.2 41.1-51.3
35+ years 172 92 52.1 43.5-60.6 80 47.9 39.4-56.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 483 267 56.4 51.5-61.2 216 43.6 38.8-48.5
Non-Hispanic Black 149 88 54.9 44.5-64.9 61 45.1 35.1-55.5
Non-Hispanic Other 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 145 60 40.8 32.2-49.9 85 59.2 50.1-67.8
Education
< High School 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 181 88 48.7 40.1-57.4 93 51.3 42.6-59.9
> High School 579 324 56.1 51.4-60.7 255 43.9 39.3-48.6
Marital Status
Married 561 296 53.5 49.0-58.1 265 46.5 41.9-51.0
Other 299 156 51.8 44.7-58.9 143 48.2 41.1-55.3
Medicaid recipient
No 483 245 50.7 45.7-55.7 238 49.3 44.3-54.3
Yes 377 207 55.4 49.2-61.4 170 44.6 38.6-50.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 261 139 54.0 47.8-60.1 122 46.0 39.9-52.2
2500+ grams 599 313 52.8 48.6-57.0 286 47.2 43.0-51.4

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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