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Infant Co-Sleeps with Another
                                             
2004 Maine Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
      Always Almost Always Sometimes Rarely Never
Demographic Groups Population %   CI   %   CI   %   CI   %   CI   %   CI  
  Total 13,929 10.3 8.4 - 12.5 15.5 13.3 - 18.1 19.9 17.4 - 22.6 28.7 25.8 - 31.8 25.7 22.9 - 28.7
Age                                          
<20 years 1,102 13.2 6.4 - 25.5 20.8 12.1 - 33.5 22.7 13.8 - 35.2 35.0 23.6 - 48.3 8.2 3.5 - 18.2
20-24 years 3,427 11.0 7.4 - 16.1 11.9 8.2 - 16.9 17.6 13.0 - 23.2 29.4 23.6 - 35.9 30.2 24.4 - 36.7
25-34 years 7,434 9.0 6.8 - 11.8 16.6 13.5 - 20.1 20.4 17.1 - 24.1 28.6 24.8 - 32.7 25.5 21.8 - 29.5
35+ years 1,961 12.4 7.4 - 20.0 15.3 10.0 - 22.8 20.5 14.3 - 28.6 23.9 17.1 - 32.3 27.9 20.6 - 36.5
Mother's Race                                          
White 13,340 9.2 7.4 - 11.3 15.6 13.3 - 18.2 19.6 17.1 - 22.4 29.5 26.5 - 32.6 26.1 23.3 - 29.2
Black 224 42.8 17.8 - 72.1 1.0 0.2 - 4.1 43.8 18.5 - 72.8 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 12.5 2.4 - 45.4
Other 343 28.2 11.8 - 53.5 24.7 10.0 - 49.1 13.2 3.9 - 36.5 15.6 4.3 - 42.9 18.4 6.2 - 43.3
Hispanic Origin                                          
Yes 178^ # # - # # # - # # # - # # # - # # # - #
No 13,722^ 10.2 8.4 - 12.5 15.3 13.1 - 17.9 19.9 17.4 - 22.6 28.7 25.8 - 31.8 25.9 23.1 - 28.9
Education                                          
< High School 1,424 14.9 8.0 - 26.2 17.2 9.7 - 28.6 11.9 6.0 - 22.4 37.1 26.0 - 49.7 18.9 11.2 - 30.1
High School 4,823 7.6 5.2 - 11.1 12.8 9.6 - 17.0 21.0 16.8 - 25.9 27.3 22.7 - 32.5 31.2 26.3 - 36.6
> High School 7,600 10.7 8.3 - 13.7 17.3 14.2 - 20.8 20.4 17.2 - 24.1 28.1 24.4 - 32.2 23.5 20.0 - 27.3
Marital Status                                          
Married 9,208 9.1 7.1 - 11.6 15.4 12.8 - 18.4 20.4 17.5 - 23.7 29.9 26.4 - 33.5 25.3 22.1 - 28.8
Other 4,721 13.1 9.3 - 18.0 15.8 11.7 - 21.0 18.6 14.3 - 23.9 25.9 20.6 - 31.9 26.7 21.5 - 32.5
Income                                          
$14,999 or less 3,480** 12.3 8.4 - 17.6 14.0 9.9 - 19.4 19.4 14.7 - 25.2 29.6 23.8 - 36.1 24.7 19.5 - 30.8
$16,000-24,999 1,753** 8.9 4.9 - 15.8 15.7 10.2 - 23.6 21.5 14.8 - 30.2 27.3 19.7 - 36.4 26.5 19.1 - 35.6
$25,000-49,999 2,262** 10.1 6.8 - 14.7 16.8 12.5 - 22.3 17.8 13.5 - 23.2 28.6 23.2 - 34.7 26.7 21.4 - 32.8
$50,000 or more 5,227** 9.4 6.6 - 13.1 15.6 12.1 - 20.0 21.1 17.1 - 25.9 28.6 23.9 - 33.7 25.3 20.9 - 30.3
Enrolled in WIC                                          
No 8,691** 10.5 8.2 - 13.4 14.4 11.8 - 17.5 20.7 17.6 - 24.1 30.3 26.7 - 34.2 24.1 20.8 - 27.7
Yes 4,493** 9.6 6.6 - 13.6 17.5 13.6 - 22.3 18.3 14.3 - 23.2 25.6 20.9 - 31.0 29.0 24.1 - 34.4
 
Enrolled in MaineCare/Medicaid                                        
No 7,586** 9.0 6.9 - 11.9 14.6 11.9 - 17.9 20.6 17.4 - 24.3 30.9 27.1 - 35.0 24.8 21.3 - 28.7
Yes 5,658** 11.9 8.9 - 15.7 16.7 13.2 - 20.9 18.9 15.2 - 23.2 25.7 21.4 - 30.5 26.9 22.6 - 31.7
Infant's birth weight                                          
<2500 grams 891 11.1 9.0 - 13.6 12.1 9.9 - 14.7 24.2 21.1 - 27.4 26.1 23.1 - 29.5 26.5 23.3 - 30.0
2500 grams or more 13,028 10.2 8.3 - 12.6 15.7 13.4 - 18.4 19.6 17.0 - 22.5 28.8 25.8 - 32.1 25.6 22.7 - 28.8
NOTES:
Population size for groups giving birth in Maine are taken from the Maine Vital Statistics System unless otherwise noted.
Unknowns are excluded from all tabulations.
*Survey Question 56:  How often does your new baby sleep in the same bed with you or anyone else?
    not depressed, a little depressed, moderately depressed, very depressed, or very depressed and had to get help always, almost always, sometimes, rarely, never
** Estimates of the population size for this group giving birth in Maine are made through PRAMS.
^ Estimate of Hispanic population giving birth in Maine is taken from the 2004 birth file.
# There were fewer than 10 survey respondents to this question.  Data may be unreliable for describing this group, therefore
percent is not reported.
CI = 95% Confidence Interval
Maine Department of Health and Human Services
Office of Data, Research, and Vital Statistics