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Prenatal Counseling on Infant Sleep Position*

1999 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1716 250 12.0 10.2-14.1 1466 88.0 85.9-89.8
Age
< 20 years 256 36 11.1 6.9-17.6 220 88.9 82.4-93.1
20-24 years 450 47 8.1 5.4-12.0 403 91.9 88.0-94.6
25-34 years 811 128 14.1 11.3-17.4 683 85.9 82.6-88.7
35+ years 199 39 13.7 8.6-21.1 160 86.3 78.9-91.4
Mother's Race
White 1157 179 13.2 11.0-15.8 978 86.8 84.2-89.0
African American 499 61 7.3 4.7-11.2 438 92.7 88.8-95.3
Other Minorities 60 10 19.9 9.6-36.7 50 80.1 63.3-90.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 101 13 11.2 5.7-20.8 88 88.8 79.2-94.3
No 1615 237 12.1 10.2-14.3 1378 87.9 85.7-89.8
Education
< High School 385 51 10.2 6.9-15.0 334 89.8 85.0-93.1
High School 566 79 10.3 7.4-14.2 487 89.7 85.8-92.6
> High School 764 120 14.0 11.2-17.3 644 86.0 82.7-88.8
Marital Status
Married 1141 174 13.2 10.9-15.8 967 86.8 84.2-89.1
Other 575 76 9.3 6.6-13.1 499 90.7 86.9-93.4
Income
15,999 or less 490 55 8.3 5.5-12.2 435 91.7 87.8-94.5
16,000-24,999 265 37 12.2 7.9-18.4 228 87.8 81.6-92.1
25,000-39,999 264 38 9.8 6.2-15.4 226 90.2 84.6-93.8
40,000 or more 533 98 17.2 13.6-21.6 435 82.8 78.4-86.4
WIC recipient
No 894 167 16.1 13.2-19.4 727 83.9 80.6-86.8
Yes 806 81 7.3 5.3-10.1 725 92.7 89.9-94.7
Medicaid recipient
No 865 149 15.3 12.5-18.5 716 84.7 81.5-87.5
Yes 851 101 8.2 6.1-11.0 750 91.8 89.0-93.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 309 76 24.2 19.6-29.3 233 75.8 70.7-80.4
1500-2499 grams 538 70 13.1 10.5-16.3 468 86.9 83.7-89.5
2500+ grams 864 104 11.7 9.7-14.0 760 88.3 86.0-90.3

*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.