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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 TOYS, CUSHIONS, OR PILLOWS INCLUDING NURSING PILLOWS1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 857 784 91.8 89.3-93.7 73 8.2 6.3-10.7
Age
< 25 years 193 173 91.1 85.8-94.6 20 8.9 5.4-14.2
25-34 years 492 453 92.7 89.4-95.0 39 7.3 5.0-10.6
35+ years 172 158 90.0 82.4-94.6 14 10.0 5.4-17.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 478 445 93.8 91.0-95.7 33 6.2 4.3- 9.0
Non-Hispanic Black 150 133 89.3 81.0-94.2 17 10.7 5.8-19.0
Non-Hispanic Other 63 53 85.5 73.2-92.7 *** *** ***
Latina 145 133 90.8 83.6-95.0 12 9.2 5.0-16.4
Education
< High School 99 89 89.4 78.9-95.0 *** *** ***
High School 180 157 85.8 78.1-91.1 23 14.2 8.9-21.9
> High School 577 537 94.1 91.7-95.9 40 5.9 4.1- 8.3
Marital Status
Married 560 520 93.3 90.5-95.2 40 6.7 4.8- 9.5
Other 297 264 89.3 84.2-92.9 33 10.7 7.1-15.8
Medicaid recipient
No 482 444 93.1 90.0-95.3 38 6.9 4.7-10.0
Yes 375 340 90.3 86.0-93.3 35 9.7 6.7-14.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 264 237 89.9 85.6-93.0 27 10.1 7.0-14.4
2500+ grams 593 547 91.9 89.2-94.0 46 8.1 6.0-10.8

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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