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2006 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 MY BABY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1309 191 13.2 11.1-15.6 1118 86.8 84.4-88.9
Age
< 20 years 129 12 7.5 3.3-16.2 117 92.5 83.8-96.7
20-24 years 292 27 7.6 4.7-12.1 265 92.4 87.9-95.3
25-34 years 675 103 13.9 11.1-17.4 572 86.1 82.6-88.9
35+ years 213 49 25.0 18.2-33.3 164 75.0 66.7-81.8
Race
White 958 158 14.9 12.4-17.8 800 85.1 82.2-87.6
Black 281 21 7.4 4.2-12.7 260 92.6 87.3-95.8
Other 70 12 16.7 8.5-30.2 58 83.3 69.8-91.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 166 18 9.1 5.2-15.4 148 90.9 84.6-94.8
No 1143 173 14.0 11.7-16.6 970 86.0 83.4-88.3
Education
< High School 201 20 7.4 4.1-13.2 181 92.6 86.8-95.9
High School 393 45 9.8 6.7-14.1 348 90.2 85.9-93.3
> High School 714 126 17.4 14.3-21.1 588 82.6 78.9-85.7
Marital Status
Married 866 151 17.3 14.4-20.6 715 82.7 79.4-85.6
Other 443 40 7.0 4.6-10.7 403 93.0 89.3-95.4
Income
14,999 or less 338 38 8.0 5.2-12.2 300 92.0 87.8-94.8
15,000-24,999 171 15 7.6 4.1-13.9 156 92.4 86.1-95.9
25,000-49,999 256 43 16.8 11.8-23.3 213 83.2 76.7-88.2
50,000 or more 435 86 19.7 15.6-24.7 349 80.3 75.3-84.4
WIC recipient
No 736 139 18.1 14.9-21.8 597 81.9 78.2-85.1
Yes 571 52 7.8 5.5-10.9 519 92.2 89.1-94.5
Medicaid recipient
No 662 123 18.3 15.0-22.2 539 81.7 77.8-85.0
Yes 647 68 8.7 6.4-11.8 579 91.3 88.2-93.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 577 87 14.3 11.6-17.4 490 85.7 82.6-88.4
2500+ grams 732 104 13.1 10.8-15.7 628 86.9 84.3-89.2

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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 01MAY08

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