NC State Center for Health Statistics

2019 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SLEEP POSITION AND BED SHARING

In which one position do you most often lay your baby down to sleep?1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
On their back (Recommended) On their side or stomach (Not Recommended)
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 871 647 74.4 70.8-77.7 224 25.6 22.3-29.2
Age
< 25 years 180 121 65.4 56.5-73.2 59 34.6 26.8-43.5
25-34 years 486 370 77.4 72.8-81.4 116 22.6 18.6-27.2
35+ years 205 156 76.8 69.4-82.9 49 23.2 17.1-30.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 451 371 81.5 77.1-85.2 80 18.5 14.8-22.9
Non-Hispanic Black 184 107 61.9 52.8-70.2 77 38.1 29.8-47.2
Non-Hispanic Other 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 167 125 73.3 64.2-80.9 42 26.7 19.1-35.8
Education
< High School 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 183 119 66.6 58.1-74.2 64 33.4 25.8-41.9
> High School 579 451 78.0 73.7-81.7 128 22.0 18.3-26.3
Marital Status
Married 550 443 80.7 76.6-84.3 107 19.3 15.7-23.4
Other 320 203 64.2 57.6-70.3 117 35.8 29.7-42.4
Medicaid recipient
No 494 393 79.7 75.3-83.5 101 20.3 16.5-24.7
Yes 377 254 67.9 61.9-73.3 123 32.1 26.7-38.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 284 195 66.4 60.4-71.8 89 33.6 28.2-39.6
2500+ grams 587 452 75.1 71.2-78.7 135 24.9 21.3-28.8

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 2019 was 50%.

This page was generated on 23MAR21

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