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Infant Co-Sleeps with Another
       
2006 Maine Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  Always Almost Always Sometimes Rarely Never
Demographic Groups Population %   CI   %   CI   %   CI   %   CI   %   CI  
  Total 14,152 9.6 7.7 - 11.8 13.5 11.6 - 15.9 17.7 15.3 - 20.3 28.3 25.4 - 31.5 30.9 27.9 - 34.1
Age                                
<20 years 1,135 13.9 5.7 - 30.1 14.0 6.3 - 28.5 15.8 7.4 - 30.6 33.3 20.4 - 49.3 23.0 12.6 - 38.2
20-24 years 3,580 5.4 3.0 - 9.5 12.7 8.9 - 17.9 18.7 14.1 - 24.4 32.0 26.1 - 38.6 31.2 25.2 - 37.9
25-34 years 7,399 10.0 7.6 - 13.0 13.9 11.1 - 17.3 18.3 15.1 - 22.1 28.6 24.7 - 32.9 29.2 25.3 - 33.4
35+ years 2,037 14.1 9.1 - 21.2 13.0 8.3 - 19.9 13.9 9.1 - 20.8 18.2 12.5 - 25.6 40.8 32.7 - 49.5
Mother's Race                                
White 13,494 8.8 7.0 - 11.0 13.8 11.6 - 16.3 17.3 14.9 - 20.0 28.2 25.2 - 31.4 31.9 28.8 - 35.2
Black 299 # # - # # # - # # # - # # # - # # # - #
Other  344 29.4 14.8 - 50.0 5.9 1.0 - 27.6 29.8 15.1 - 50.3 29.0 14.2 - 50.2 5.9 1.0 - 27.6
Hispanic Origin                                
Yes 221^ # # - # # # - # # # - # # # - # # # - #
No 13,908^ 9.7 7.8 - 11.9 13.5 11.3 - 15.9 17.6 15.2 - 20.3 28.2 25.3 - 31.4 31.0 28.0 - 34.2
Education                                
< High School 1,526 12.1 5.8 - 23.7 9.6 4.3 - 20.1 15.8 8.7 - 26.9 29.7 19.4 - 42.6 32.8 22.0 - 45.8
High School 4,759 7.9 5.1 - 11.9 13.2 9.7 - 17.8 21.1 16.6 - 26.4 27.1 22.1 - 32.7 30.8 25.6 - 36.5
> High School 7,786 10.0 7.8 - 12.8 14.4 11.6 - 17.6 16.2 13.4 - 19.6 28.7 25.3 - 32.7 30.7 26.9 - 34.7
Marital Status                                
Married 8,934 9.4 7.3 - 12.1 13.9 11.3 - 16.9 17.4 14.6 - 20.7 27.1 23.6 - 30.8 32.2 28.5 - 36.1
Other 5,216 9.8 6.8 - 14.0 12.9 9.5 - 17.3 18.0 14.0 - 22.8 30.3 25.2 - 35.9 29.0 24.0 - 34.5
Income                                
$14,999 or less 3,687** 11.6 7.7 - 17.1 10.7 7.2 - 15.7 19.9 15.0 - 25.8 26.7 21.0 - 33.4 31.1 25.1 - 37.9
$16,000-24,999 1,803** 7.3 3.8 - 13.5 15.5 10.0 - 23.3 20.6 14.3 - 28.9 28.1 20.5 - 37.1 28.6 21.0 - 37.5
$25,000-49,999 3,089** 8.6 5.5 - 13.2 16.8 12.3 - 22.6 13.6 9.6 - 18.9 35.2 29.0 - 42.0 25.8 20.4 - 32.1
$50,000 or more 4,706** 9.6 6.8 - 13.3 12.7 9.6 - 16.7 17.5 13.8 - 21.9 25.2 20.9 - 30.1 35.1 30.2 - 40.4
Enrolled in WIC                                
No 8,248** 8.7 6.6 - 11.3 13.2 10.7 - 16.3 17.2 14.3 - 20.5 29.1 25.4 - 33.0 31.8 28.1 - 35.8
Yes 4,954** 10.7 7.5 - 15.0 14.1 10.5 - 18.6 18.4 14.4 - 23.2 26.9 22.1 - 32.4 30.0 24.9 - 35.6
 
Enrolled in MaineCare/Medicaid                              
No 7,125** 9.4 7.1 - 12.3 13.3 10.7 - 16.6 17.5 14.4 - 21.1 28.0 24.2 - 32.1 31.8 27.9 - 36.0
Yes 6,161** 9.8 7.0 - 13.5 13.7 10.5 - 17.6 17.8 14.3 - 22.1 28.8 24.3 - 33.7 30.0 25.4 - 35.0
Infant's birth weight                                
<2500 grams 966 5.4 4.0 - 7.2 11.2 9.1 - 13.6 21.3 18.5 - 24.4 27.0 23.9 - 30.3 35.2 31.8 - 38.7
2500 grams or more 13,184 9.8 7.9 - 12.2 13.6 11.4 - 16.2 17.5 14.9 - 20.3 28.4 25.3 - 31.7 30.7 27.5 - 34.1
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?
     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 2006 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