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2010 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SLEEP POSITION AND BED SHARING

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

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Recommended (Back) Other (Combining Side, Stomach)
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 898 678 74.0 70.5-77.2 220 26.0 22.8-29.5
Age
< 20 years 71 45 63.0 48.8-75.2 26 37.0 24.8-51.2
20-24 years 204 149 70.5 62.7-77.3 55 29.5 22.7-37.3
25-34 years 469 359 75.6 70.9-79.9 110 24.4 20.1-29.1
35+ years 154 125 81.6 73.3-87.7 29 18.4 12.3-26.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 567 454 78.9 74.7-82.5 113 21.1 17.5-25.3
Non-Hispanic Black 175 104 57.1 48.2-65.6 71 42.9 34.4-51.8
Non-Hispanic Other 49 34 66.2 49.3-79.8 15 33.8 20.2-50.7
Latina 102 84 81.5 71.0-88.8 18 18.5 11.2-29.0
Education
< High School 136 93 68.7 58.4-77.5 43 31.3 22.5-41.6
High School 226 162 71.8 64.7-78.0 64 28.2 22.0-35.3
> High School 533 422 77.4 73.1-81.2 111 22.6 18.8-26.9
Marital Status
Married 582 461 77.7 73.6-81.3 121 22.3 18.7-26.4
Other 316 217 68.5 62.1-74.3 99 31.5 25.7-37.9
WIC recipient
No 502 392 76.6 72.1-80.6 110 23.4 19.4-27.9
Yes 392 284 71.8 66.3-76.8 108 28.2 23.2-33.7
Medicaid recipient
No 456 364 77.6 72.9-81.8 92 22.4 18.2-27.1
Yes 442 314 70.9 65.7-75.7 128 29.1 24.3-34.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 292 222 74.1 68.6-78.9 70 25.9 21.1-31.4
2500+ grams 606 456 74.0 70.2-77.5 150 26.0 22.5-29.8

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2010.The overall weighted response rate was 56%.

#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 16NOV12

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