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2008 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 ? BREASTFEEDING MY BABY*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1342 183 13.4 11.5-15.6 1159 86.6 84.4-88.5
Age
< 20 years 146 10 7.4 3.6-14.5 136 92.6 85.5-96.4
20-24 years 312 28 9.0 5.9-13.4 284 91.0 86.6-94.1
25-34 years 678 103 14.3 11.6-17.4 575 85.7 82.6-88.4
35+ years 206 42 22.7 16.9-29.8 164 77.3 70.2-83.1
Race
White 953 140 14.5 12.2-17.1 813 85.5 82.9-87.8
Black 324 29 8.3 5.5-12.5 295 91.7 87.5-94.5
Other 65 14 21.4 12.3-34.5 51 78.6 65.5-87.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 179 18 9.1 5.4-14.8 161 90.9 85.2-94.6
No 1162 165 14.2 12.1-16.7 997 85.8 83.3-87.9
Education
< High School 258 25 9.9 6.4-14.9 233 90.1 85.1-93.6
High School 362 41 11.3 8.0-15.7 321 88.7 84.3-92.0
> High School 718 117 16.2 13.5-19.4 601 83.8 80.6-86.5
Marital Status
Married 819 139 16.9 14.2-19.9 680 83.1 80.1-85.8
Other 523 44 8.4 6.0-11.6 479 91.6 88.4-94.0
Income
14,999 or less 363 34 9.2 6.3-13.4 329 90.8 86.6-93.7
15,000-24,999 173 19 11.3 6.9-18.0 154 88.7 82.0-93.1
25,000-49,999 263 35 13.6 9.6-18.9 228 86.4 81.1-90.4
50,000 or more 439 89 20.6 16.8-25.1 350 79.4 74.9-83.2
WIC recipient
No 729 133 18.5 15.6-21.9 596 81.5 78.1-84.4
Yes 609 50 7.9 5.8-10.8 559 92.1 89.2-94.2
Medicaid recipient
No 630 117 18.5 15.4-22.1 513 81.5 77.9-84.6
Yes 712 66 9.2 7.0-11.9 646 90.8 88.1-93.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 433 55 12.3 9.6-15.7 378 87.7 84.3-90.4
2500+ grams 909 128 13.5 11.5-15.9 781 86.5 84.1-88.5

*Asked of women who went for prenatal care.

#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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