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Infant Co-Sleeps with Another
2008 Maine Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
      Always Almost Always Sometimes Rarely Never
Demographic Groups Population %   CI   %   CI   %   CI   %   CI   %   CI  
  Total 13,605 8.4 6.7 - 10.5 14.6 12.4 - 17.2 19.7 17.1 - 22.5 23.6 20.9 - 26.6 33.7 30.6 - 37.0
Age                                          
<20 years 1,119 8.8 3.9 - 18.8 15.1 8.2 - 26.0 19.8 11.9 - 31.1 28.7 19.1 - 40.7 27.6 18.2 - 39.6
20-24 years 3,490 8.7 5.4 - 13.5 12.4 8.7 - 17.5 23.8 18.4 - 30.1 20.1 15.4 - 25.9 35.1 29.0 - 41.7
25-34 years 7,126 8.0 5.8 - 10.8 15.2 12.1 - 18.9 19.2 15.7 - 23.1 25.6 21.7 - 29.8 32.2 28.0 - 36.7
35+ years 1,867 9.1 5.2 - 15.4 16.7 11.2 - 24.3 13.5 8.6 - 20.6 19.8 13.8 - 27.5 40.9 32.4 - 49.9
Mother's Race                                          
White 12,829 8.1 6.4 - 10.3 14.8 12.5 - 17.5 19.5 16.9 - 22.4 23.8 21.0 - 26.9 33.7 30.5 - 37.1
Black 367 # # - # # # - # # # - # # # - # # # - #
Other  390 19.3 8.5 - 38.1 4.1 0.7 - 20.0 27.2 13.8 - 46.5 22.4 10.1 - 42.5 27.1 12.8 - 48.4
Hispanic Origin                                          
Yes 220^ # # - # # # - # # # - # # # - # # # - #
No 13365^ 8.2 6.5 - 10.3 14.7 12.5 - 17.3 19.4 16.8 - 22.2 23.9 21.1 - 26.9 33.8 30.7 - 37.2
Education                                          
< High School 1,477 5.6 2.0 - 14.9 9.5 4.3 - 19.6 30.4 20.4 - 42.7 18.7 11.1 - 29.8 35.8 25.2 - 48.1
High School 4,605 9.4 6.4 - 13.6 15.2 11.4 - 20.0 20.7 16.3 - 25.9 20.8 16.4 - 26.0 34.0 28.5 - 39.9
> High School 7,523 8.4 6.3 - 11.1 15.1 12.2 - 18.5 17.2 14.2 - 20.7 26.5 22.9 - 30.5 32.8 28.9 - 37.0
Marital Status                                          
Married 8,232 8.3 6.2 - 11.0 14.8 11.9 - 18.2 18.9 15.6 - 22.6 23.5 20.1 - 27.4 34.6 30.5 - 38.8
Other 5,372 8.5 5.9 - 12.1 14.5 11.1 - 18.6 20.7 16.7 - 25.4 23.7 19.5 - 28.5 32.6 27.8 - 37.9
Income                                          
$14,999 or less 3,041** 12.3 8.2 - 18.1 14.2 9.9 - 19.9 20.5 15.2 - 27.0 24.7 19.0 - 31.5 28.3 22.2 - 35.4
$16,000-24,999 2,115** 7.8 4.3 - 13.7 13.9 8.9 - 21.3 25.3 18.5 - 33.6 22.1 15.9 - 29.7 31.0 23.6 - 39.4
$25,000-49,999 2,627** 7.4 4.4 - 12.2 22.6 17.0 - 29.5 20.9 15.4 - 27.5 19.5 14.4 - 25.9 29.6 23.4 - 36.7
$50,000 or more 4,277** 6.9 4.5 - 10.4 13.4 10.0 - 17.8 15.9 12.2 - 20.4 29.4 24.5 - 34.8 34.4 29.2 - 39.9
Enrolled in WIC                                          
No 7,660** 8.3 6.2 - 11.0 15.7 12.7 - 19.1 18.9 15.8 - 22.6 25.8 22.2 - 29.7 31.3 27.5 - 35.5
Yes 5,355** 8.6 5.9 - 12.3 13.3 10.0 - 17.5 20.5 16.4 - 25.3 20.5 16.5 - 25.2 37.2 32.0 - 42.6
 
Enrolled in MaineCare/Medicaid                                        
No 6,009** 7.3 5.2 - 10.2 14.0 10.9 - 17.7 15.9 12.7 - 19.7 27.4 23.3 - 31.8 35.5 31.0 - 40.2
Yes 7,062** 9.3 6.9 - 12.5 15.2 12.1 - 18.9 22.9 19.1 - 27.2 20.4 16.8 - 24.4 32.2 28.0 - 36.9
Infant's birth weight                                          
<2500 grams 910 5.6 4.1 - 7.7 10.0 7.9 - 12.5 19.6 16.7 - 22.8 24.8 21.7 - 28.3 40.0 36.3 - 43.8
2500 grams or more 12,689 8.5 6.7 - 10.8 14.9 12.6 - 17.6 19.7 17.0 - 22.7 23.5 20.7 - 26.7 33.4 30.1 - 36.9
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 2008 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