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Prenatal Counseling on Infant Sleep Position*

1997 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 823 123 11.7 9.1-15.0 700 88.3 85.0-90.9
Age
< 20 years 121 12 9.2 4.1-19.3 109 90.8 80.7-95.9
20-24 years 218 27 6.6 3.3-12.8 191 93.4 87.2-96.7
25-34 years 392 64 14.9 10.8-20.1 328 85.1 79.9-89.2
35+ years 92 20 15.4 8.3-26.7 72 84.6 73.3-91.7
Mother's Race
White 557 91 13.5 10.2-17.6 466 86.5 82.4-89.8
African American 243 29 7.4 4.0-13.5 214 92.6 86.5-96.0
Other Minorities 23 3 11.4 2.0-45.5 20 88.6 54.5-98.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 18 4 4.6 1.3-14.9 14 95.4 85.1-98.7
No 805 119 11.9 9.2-15.2 686 88.1 84.8-90.8
Education
< High School 160 13 7.9 3.6-16.8 147 92.1 83.2-96.4
High School 283 49 12.8 8.3-19.2 234 87.2 80.8-91.7
> High School 380 61 12.7 9.1-17.5 319 87.3 82.5-90.9
Marital Status
Married 553 88 13.5 10.2-17.7 465 86.5 82.3-89.8
Other 270 35 8.2 4.7-14.0 235 91.8 86.0-95.3
Income
15,999 or less 253 32 6.5 3.5-11.7 221 93.5 88.3-96.5
16,000-24,999 130 18 9.1 3.7-20.4 112 90.9 79.6-96.3
25,000-39,999 135 17 8.8 4.5-16.5 118 91.2 83.5-95.5
40,000 or more 256 48 17.5 12.4-24.1 208 82.5 75.9-87.6
WIC recipient
No 444 79 15.3 11.4-20.2 365 84.7 79.8-88.6
Yes 373 44 7.8 4.8-12.4 329 92.2 87.6-95.2
Medicaid recipient
No 424 79 16.3 12.3-21.3 345 83.7 78.7-87.7
Yes 399 44 6.6 4.0-10.9 355 93.4 89.1-96.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 156 38 23.7 17.6-31.1 118 76.3 68.9-82.4
1500-2499 grams 262 37 13.2 9.6-17.8 225 86.8 82.2-90.4
2500+ grams 403 48 11.4 8.6-15.0 355 88.6 85.0-91.4

*Survey Question:
At any time during your prenatal care, did a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talk to you about any of the following?
54d. Placing your baby to sleep on his or her back or side

Percents based on fewer than 50 total respondents may not be reliable.
Interpret these percentages with caution. C.I. = confidence interval.