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2005 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

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Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 348 193 52.7 45.9-59.5 155 47.3 40.5-54.1
Age
< 20 years 35 22 66.1 40.6-84.7 13 33.9 15.3-59.4
20-24 years 99 54 52.7 39.5-65.4 45 47.3 34.6-60.5
25-34 years 183 106 54.8 45.7-63.6 77 45.2 36.4-54.3
35+ years 31 11 29.4 13.9-51.7 20 70.6 48.3-86.1
Race
White 268 145 50.3 42.8-57.7 123 49.7 42.3-57.2
Black 68 45 67.1 49.2-81.1 23 32.9 18.9-50.8
Other 12 3 44.5 12.6-81.6 9 55.5 18.4-87.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 49 18 29.9 17.1-46.8 31 70.1 53.2-82.9
No 299 175 58.2 50.8-65.4 124 41.8 34.6-49.2
Education
< High School 69 29 34.4 21.9-49.6 40 65.6 50.4-78.1
High School 98 60 62.6 48.8-74.6 38 37.4 25.4-51.2
> High School 180 103 56.1 46.8-64.9 77 43.9 35.1-53.2
Marital Status
Married 223 125 49.6 41.5-57.7 98 50.4 42.3-58.5
Other 125 68 58.8 46.5-70.2 57 41.2 29.8-53.5
Income
14,999 or less 101 57 54.2 41.2-66.7 44 45.8 33.3-58.8
15,000-24,999 58 30 47.9 31.0-65.3 28 52.1 34.7-69.0
25,000-49,999 62 32 48.8 34.1-63.7 30 51.2 36.3-65.9
50,000 or more 96 55 59.7 47.1-71.1 41 40.3 28.9-52.9
WIC recipient
No 180 100 51.7 42.6-60.7 80 48.3 39.3-57.4
Yes 166 91 53.8 43.5-63.8 75 46.2 36.2-56.5
Medicaid recipient
No 163 95 55.6 46.0-64.7 68 44.4 35.3-54.0
Yes 185 98 50.1 40.4-59.8 87 49.9 40.2-59.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 176 103 59.5 52.2-66.4 73 40.5 33.6-47.8
2500+ grams 172 90 52.0 44.5-59.5 82 48.0 40.5-55.5

~Due to low response rates in the later part of the year, the 2005 PRAMS tables only comprise data for January through August births.

#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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