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2000 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-CONTENT

During any of your prenatal care visits, did a doctor, nurse or other health care worker talk with you about any of the things listed below? BREASTFEEDING YOUR BABY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1770 252 12.8 10.9-14.9 1518 87.2 85.1-89.1
Age
< 20 years 222 15 5.6 2.7-11.2 207 94.4 88.8-97.3
20-24 years 475 46 9.5 6.5-13.7 429 90.5 86.3-93.5
25-34 years 868 157 16.0 13.1-19.4 711 84.0 80.6-86.9
35+ years 205 34 14.7 9.5-22.0 171 85.3 78.0-90.5
Race
White 1189 198 14.4 12.1-17.1 991 85.6 82.9-87.9
Black 523 48 7.4 4.7-11.4 475 92.6 88.6-95.3
Other 58 6 14.9 5.9-32.5 52 85.1 67.5-94.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 133 31 16.1 9.9-25.0 102 83.9 75.0-90.1
No 1636 221 12.4 10.5-14.7 1415 87.6 85.3-89.5
Education
< High School 371 41 9.4 6.2-14.2 330 90.6 85.8-93.8
High School 581 75 10.0 7.2-13.7 506 90.0 86.3-92.8
> High School 816 136 16.4 13.4-19.9 680 83.6 80.1-86.6
Marital Status
Married 1140 196 15.8 13.3-18.7 944 84.2 81.3-86.7
Other 630 56 6.7 4.5- 9.9 574 93.3 90.1-95.5
Income
15,999 or less 511 52 8.3 5.6-12.1 459 91.7 87.9-94.4
16,000-24,999 236 28 12.3 7.8-19.0 208 87.7 81.0-92.2
25,000-39,999 260 45 16.4 11.4-23.1 215 83.6 76.9-88.6
40,000 or more 607 108 16.3 12.9-20.4 499 83.7 79.6-87.1
WIC recipient
No 946 183 17.9 14.9-21.3 763 82.1 78.7-85.1
Yes 818 69 7.3 5.3-10.0 749 92.7 90.0-94.7
Medicaid recipient
No 872 162 16.8 13.8-20.1 710 83.2 79.9-86.2
Yes 898 90 8.7 6.5-11.5 808 91.3 88.5-93.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 343 64 18.7 15.2-22.7 279 81.3 77.3-84.8
1500 - 2499 grams 557 75 13.2 10.7-16.1 482 86.8 83.9-89.3
2500+ grams 870 113 12.6 10.6-15.0 757 87.4 85.0-89.4

#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.

This page was generated on 24NOV03

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