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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: THE HOSPITAL GAVE ME A TELEPHONE NUMBER TO CALL FOR HELP WITH BREASTFEEDING*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 878 100 11.8 9.5-14.6 778 88.2 85.4-90.5
Age
< 20 years 71 9 12.5 5.7-25.2 62 87.5 74.8-94.3
20-24 years 190 32 16.6 11.3-23.8 158 83.4 76.2-88.7
25-34 years 472 53 11.4 8.4-15.2 419 88.6 84.8-91.6
35+ years 145 6 5.5 2.4-12.2 139 94.5 87.8-97.6
Race
White 676 75 11.2 8.7-14.2 601 88.8 85.8-91.3
Black 165 22 15.6 9.7-24.0 143 84.4 76.0-90.3
Other 37 3 4.9 1.1-19.2 34 95.1 80.8-98.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 131 23 17.0 11.0-25.5 108 83.0 74.5-89.0
No 747 77 10.7 8.3-13.7 670 89.3 86.3-91.7
Education
< High School 130 27 17.6 11.1-26.8 103 82.4 73.2-88.9
High School 206 35 17.4 12.2-24.0 171 82.6 76.0-87.8
> High School 541 38 7.6 5.3-10.7 503 92.4 89.3-94.7
Marital Status
Married 591 53 9.2 6.8-12.2 538 90.8 87.8-93.2
Other 287 47 16.5 11.9-22.3 240 83.5 77.7-88.1
Income
14,999 or less 133 37 27.9 19.7-38.0 96 72.1 62.0-80.3
15,000-24,999 191 31 14.7 9.9-21.1 160 85.3 78.9-90.1
25,000-49,999 187 11 5.9 3.0-11.5 176 94.1 88.5-97.0
50,000 or more 325 15 4.9 2.9- 8.3 310 95.1 91.7-97.1
WIC recipient
No 526 35 7.5 5.3-10.5 491 92.5 89.5-94.7
Yes 350 65 17.5 13.2-22.7 285 82.5 77.3-86.8
Medicaid recipient
No 486 33 7.3 5.1-10.4 453 92.7 89.6-94.9
Yes 392 67 16.7 12.7-21.6 325 83.3 78.4-87.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 283 36 13.9 10.2-18.5 247 86.1 81.5-89.8
2500+ grams 595 64 11.7 9.2-14.7 531 88.3 85.3-90.8

*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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