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Prenatal Counseling on Infant Sleep Position*

1998 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1725 301 14.1 12.1-16.3 1424 85.9 83.7-87.9
Age
< 20 years 266 26 6.6 3.6-11.6 240 93.4 88.4-96.4
20-24 years 474 72 11.7 8.4-16.0 402 88.3 84.0-91.6
25-34 years 792 153 15.5 12.6-18.9 639 84.5 81.1-87.4
35+ years 193 50 25.2 17.9-34.3 143 74.8 65.7-82.1
Mother's Race
White 1143 214 15.8 13.4-18.6 929 84.2 81.4-86.6
African American 517 75 8.9 6.2-12.8 442 91.1 87.2-93.8
Other Minorities 65 12 13.4 5.8-27.8 53 86.6 72.2-94.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 80 13 9.4 4.0-20.5 67 90.6 79.5-96.0
No 1644 288 14.4 12.4-16.8 1356 85.6 83.2-87.6
Education
< High School 361 47 10.5 7.0-15.5 314 89.5 84.5-93.0
High School 574 102 14.3 11.0-18.4 472 85.7 81.6-89.0
> High School 788 152 15.7 12.8-19.1 636 84.3 80.9-87.2
Marital Status
Married 1138 222 16.5 14.0-19.3 916 83.5 80.7-86.0
Other 587 79 9.0 6.3-12.8 508 91.0 87.2-93.7
Income
15,999 or less 523 71 10.7 7.7-14.7 452 89.3 85.3-92.3
16,000-24,999 271 51 16.0 11.2-22.5 220 84.0 77.5-88.8
25,000-39,999 280 46 12.8 8.6-18.6 234 87.2 81.4-91.4
40,000 or more 518 116 18.3 14.5-22.7 402 81.7 77.3-85.5
WIC recipient
No 911 197 17.4 14.6-20.7 714 82.6 79.3-85.4
Yes 798 100 10.2 7.7-13.3 698 89.8 86.7-92.3
Medicaid recipient
No 874 181 16.7 13.9-19.9 693 83.3 80.1-86.1
Yes 851 120 11.2 8.6-14.3 731 88.8 85.7-91.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 296 88 28.2 23.3-33.6 208 71.8 66.4-76.7
1500-2499 grams 535 86 15.8 12.9-19.3 449 84.2 80.7-87.1
2500+ grams 892 125 13.7 11.6-16.1 767 86.3 83.9-88.4

*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.