SCHS Home Search FAQs Contacts
Navigation Bar

2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SLEEP POSITION

How do you most often lay your baby down to sleep now?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
SIDE BACK STOMACH
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1234 198 16.3 14.0-18.7 862 69.7 66.7-72.5 174 14.0 12.0-16.4
Age
< 20 years 124 23 17.6 11.2-26.7 74 62.9 52.8-71.9 27 19.5 12.9-28.4
20-24 years 269 52 20.5 15.5-26.7 163 59.9 52.9-66.5 54 19.6 14.7-25.7
25-34 years 639 93 14.4 11.6-17.7 478 75.2 71.2-78.7 68 10.4 8.1-13.4
35+ years 202 30 15.4 10.6-21.9 147 70.3 62.8-76.8 25 14.3 9.7-20.7
Race
White 902 128 15.0 12.6-17.8 665 72.9 69.5-76.0 109 12.1 9.9-14.7
Black 271 55 19.9 14.8-26.2 154 56.6 49.4-63.5 62 23.5 18.0-30.1
Other 61 15 21.6 12.1-35.4 43 73.5 59.2-84.1 3 4.9 1.4-16.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 173 31 20.7 14.7-28.4 129 72.8 64.7-79.6 13 6.5 3.5-11.9
No 1060 167 15.4 13.1-18.0 733 69.2 65.9-72.2 160 15.4 13.1-18.1
Education
< High School 219 40 17.4 12.4-23.8 153 73.0 65.9-79.1 26 9.5 6.0-14.9
High School 336 60 18.2 13.9-23.5 214 62.8 56.6-68.6 62 19.0 14.6-24.3
> High School 675 98 14.8 12.1-18.0 492 72.0 68.1-75.6 85 13.1 10.6-16.3
Marital Status
Married 777 110 14.6 12.1-17.7 571 72.6 68.9-76.0 96 12.8 10.4-15.7
Other 457 88 18.8 15.1-23.3 291 65.2 60.0-70.0 78 16.0 12.5-20.2
Income
14,999 or less 324 60 18.0 13.6-23.4 213 66.3 60.0-72.0 51 15.7 11.7-20.9
15,000-24,999 158 26 16.6 11.0-24.3 113 72.1 63.5-79.3 19 11.3 6.8-18.3
25,000-49,999 245 34 13.5 9.4-19.0 166 68.5 61.7-74.5 45 18.1 13.3-24.1
50,000 or more 422 55 13.8 10.5-17.9 320 75.0 70.1-79.3 47 11.2 8.3-15.0
WIC recipient
No 697 89 13.8 11.2-17.0 519 73.6 69.8-77.1 89 12.6 10.1-15.6
Yes 529 109 19.4 15.8-23.5 337 65.0 60.3-69.5 83 15.6 12.4-19.4
Medicaid recipient
No 604 82 14.6 11.7-18.0 448 72.7 68.6-76.5 74 12.7 10.0-16.0
Yes 630 116 17.8 14.6-21.5 414 67.0 62.6-71.1 100 15.2 12.3-18.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 391 63 16.6 13.3-20.7 271 68.2 63.5-72.6 57 15.1 11.9-19.0
2500+ grams 843 135 16.2 13.9-18.9 591 69.8 66.6-72.9 117 13.9 11.7-16.5

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
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.

This page was generated on 20MAY10

Contact Us | Site Map | DHHS Disclaimer