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2014 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 977 706 75.0 71.6-78.0 271 25.0 22.0-28.4
Age
< 20 years 49 30 64.2 46.9-78.5 19 35.8 21.5-53.1
20-24 years 217 135 67.0 59.3-73.9 82 33.0 26.1-40.7
25-34 years 542 416 78.2 73.7-82.0 126 21.8 18.0-26.3
35+ years 169 125 79.9 72.1-85.9 44 20.1 14.1-27.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 512 392 77.1 72.7-81.1 120 22.9 18.9-27.3
Non-Hispanic Black 193 108 63.9 55.4-71.6 85 36.1 28.4-44.6
Non-Hispanic Other 59 41 71.9 56.3-83.6 18 28.1 16.4-43.7
Latina 192 149 82.2 75.2-87.6 43 17.8 12.4-24.8
Education
< High School 179 128 77.4 69.3-83.8 51 22.6 16.2-30.7
High School 193 130 68.1 59.7-75.4 63 31.9 24.6-40.3
> High School 604 448 77.0 72.9-80.7 156 23.0 19.3-27.1
Marital Status
Married 591 446 77.0 72.8-80.7 145 23.0 19.3-27.2
Other 386 260 71.9 66.1-77.0 126 28.1 23.0-33.9
WIC recipient
No 561 414 75.2 70.8-79.2 147 24.8 20.8-29.2
Yes 401 286 75.7 70.4-80.4 115 24.3 19.6-29.6
Medicaid recipient
No 597 449 77.2 73.1-80.9 148 22.8 19.1-26.9
Yes 380 257 71.8 66.0-76.9 123 28.2 23.1-34.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 342 215 60.2 54.7-65.4 127 39.8 34.6-45.3
2500+ grams 635 491 76.2 72.6-79.5 144 23.8 20.5-27.4

The overall weighted response rate in 2014 was 55%. It fell short of the 60% rate that PRAMS has regarded as the epidemiologically valid threshold.

*** 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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