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2011 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

SLEEP POSITION AND BED SHARING

How often does your new baby sleep in the same bed with you or anyone else?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
Recommended (Never) Other (Combining Always,Often..,Sometimes,Rarely)
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 923 321 33.9 30.5-37.5 602 66.1 62.5-69.5
Age
< 20 years 64 12 20.6 11.3-34.6 52 79.4 65.4-88.7
20-24 years 230 59 25.6 19.5-32.7 171 74.4 67.3-80.5
25-34 years 489 195 39.6 34.8-44.6 294 60.4 55.4-65.2
35+ years 140 55 35.7 27.2-45.2 85 64.3 54.8-72.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 513 242 45.9 41.0-50.8 271 54.1 49.2-59.0
Non-Hispanic Black 227 37 14.1 9.6-20.2 190 85.9 79.8-90.4
Non-Hispanic Other 51 11 26.5 14.5-43.3 40 73.5 56.7-85.5
Latina 122 28 19.3 12.8-28.0 94 80.7 72.0-87.2
Education
< High School 165 42 22.3 15.8-30.4 123 77.7 69.6-84.2
High School 184 61 32.7 25.3-41.1 123 67.3 58.9-74.7
> High School 573 218 38.3 34.0-42.9 355 61.7 57.1-66.0
Marital Status
Married 548 232 41.2 36.6-45.9 316 58.8 54.1-63.4
Other 374 88 23.0 18.4-28.5 286 77.0 71.5-81.6
WIC recipient
No 454 197 43.4 38.3-48.5 257 56.6 51.5-61.7
Yes 466 124 25.2 20.9-30.1 342 74.8 69.9-79.1
Medicaid recipient
No 395 173 44.2 38.8-49.7 222 55.8 50.3-61.2
Yes 528 148 26.4 22.2-31.0 380 73.6 69.0-77.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 295 100 33.0 27.9-38.6 195 67.0 61.4-72.1
2500+ grams 628 221 34.0 30.3-37.8 407 66.0 62.2-69.7

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2011.The overall weighted response rate was 54%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#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.

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