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2015 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 899 318 32.5 29.0-36.2 581 67.5 63.8-71.0
Age
< 20 years 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 160 47 28.6 20.9-37.7 113 71.4 62.3-79.1
25-34 years 529 185 32.2 27.8-36.9 344 67.8 63.1-72.2
35+ years 167 76 44.5 35.9-53.5 91 55.5 46.5-64.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 486 214 40.0 35.1-45.1 272 60.0 54.9-64.9
Non-Hispanic Black 209 45 17.3 12.0-24.3 164 82.7 75.7-88.0
Non-Hispanic Other 63 15 25.2 14.7-39.7 48 74.8 60.3-85.3
Latina 125 35 27.3 19.3-37.1 90 72.7 62.9-80.7
Education
< High School 121 28 28.2 19.3-39.1 93 71.8 60.9-80.7
High School 168 44 22.0 15.6-30.1 124 78.0 69.9-84.4
> High School 604 243 37.1 32.7-41.6 361 62.9 58.4-67.3
Marital Status
Married 597 251 39.9 35.4-44.5 346 60.1 55.5-64.6
Other 302 67 19.6 14.7-25.6 235 80.4 74.4-85.3
WIC recipient
No 543 227 38.8 34.2-43.6 316 61.2 56.4-65.8
Yes 343 88 25.1 20.1-30.9 255 74.9 69.1-79.9
Medicaid recipient
No 557 232 39.3 34.7-44.0 325 60.7 56.0-65.3
Yes 342 86 22.9 18.0-28.7 256 77.1 71.3-82.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 322 108 31.8 27.0-37.0 214 68.2 63.0-73.0
2500+ grams 577 210 32.6 28.8-36.6 367 67.4 63.4-71.2

The overall weighted response rate in 2015 was 51%. It fell short of the 55% 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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