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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

About things that may have happened at the hospital where new baby was born: I BREASTFEED MY BABY IN THE HOSPITAL*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 879 107 9.4 7.4-12.0 772 90.6 88.0-92.6
Age
< 20 years 71 13 18.3 9.7-31.9 58 81.7 68.1-90.3
20-24 years 187 29 13.2 8.5-20.0 158 86.8 80.0-91.5
25-34 years 476 53 7.6 5.3-10.6 423 92.4 89.4-94.7
35+ years 145 12 4.8 2.2-10.4 133 95.2 89.6-97.8
Race
White 676 79 8.0 6.0-10.6 597 92.0 89.4-94.0
Black 165 26 15.6 9.8-23.9 139 84.4 76.1-90.2
Other 38 2 4.9 0.8-23.5 36 95.1 76.5-99.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 132 23 12.3 7.5-19.6 109 87.7 80.4-92.5
No 747 84 8.8 6.6-11.5 663 91.2 88.5-93.4
Education
< High School 132 29 17.2 10.8-26.1 103 82.8 73.9-89.2
High School 205 32 14.0 9.5-20.3 173 86.0 79.7-90.5
> High School 541 46 5.0 3.3- 7.4 495 95.0 92.6-96.7
Marital Status
Married 592 62 7.2 5.2- 9.9 530 92.8 90.1-94.8
Other 287 45 13.4 9.3-18.7 242 86.6 81.3-90.7
Income
14,999 or less 133 31 23.5 15.9-33.2 102 76.5 66.8-84.1
15,000-24,999 191 22 8.2 4.8-13.7 169 91.8 86.3-95.2
25,000-49,999 186 24 9.0 5.3-14.9 162 91.0 85.1-94.7
50,000 or more 325 23 3.3 1.8- 5.7 302 96.7 94.3-98.2
WIC recipient
No 525 48 4.8 3.2- 7.1 477 95.2 92.9-96.8
Yes 352 59 15.3 11.4-20.3 293 84.7 79.7-88.6
Medicaid recipient
No 487 41 4.7 3.1- 7.1 446 95.3 92.9-96.9
Yes 392 66 14.5 10.8-19.1 326 85.5 80.9-89.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 282 63 22.0 17.6-27.2 219 78.0 72.8-82.4
2500+ grams 597 44 8.5 6.3-11.2 553 91.5 88.8-93.7

*Asked only of mothers that delivered at a hospital

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009.The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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 28JUL11

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