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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: MY BABY USED A PACIFIER IN THE HOSPITAL*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 880 330 42.3 38.6-46.1 550 57.7 53.9-61.4
Age
< 20 years 71 18 28.3 17.6-42.3 53 71.7 57.7-82.4
20-24 years 189 61 37.7 30.0-46.1 128 62.3 53.9-70.0
25-34 years 475 190 44.7 39.7-49.9 285 55.3 50.1-60.3
35+ years 145 61 49.3 40.2-58.5 84 50.7 41.5-59.8
Race
White 677 267 44.7 40.5-48.9 410 55.3 51.1-59.5
Black 166 47 32.4 24.3-41.7 119 67.6 58.3-75.7
Other 37 16 47.8 30.2-66.0 21 52.2 34.0-69.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 134 56 47.5 38.2-57.0 78 52.5 43.0-61.8
No 746 274 41.1 37.1-45.3 472 58.9 54.7-62.9
Education
< High School 133 43 38.3 28.9-48.7 90 61.7 51.3-71.1
High School 205 65 36.2 29.1-44.0 140 63.8 56.0-70.9
> High School 541 222 46.5 41.8-51.3 319 53.5 48.7-58.2
Marital Status
Married 592 244 45.8 41.3-50.3 348 54.2 49.7-58.7
Other 288 86 36.2 29.8-43.2 202 63.8 56.8-70.2
Income
14,999 or less 133 32 28.8 20.5-38.9 101 71.2 61.1-79.5
15,000-24,999 191 73 43.6 35.7-51.8 118 56.4 48.2-64.3
25,000-49,999 188 68 40.9 33.1-49.2 120 59.1 50.8-66.9
50,000 or more 324 139 48.3 42.3-54.4 185 51.7 45.6-57.7
WIC recipient
No 526 206 43.8 39.1-48.6 320 56.2 51.4-60.9
Yes 353 123 40.3 34.4-46.4 230 59.7 53.6-65.6
Medicaid recipient
No 487 208 47.6 42.7-52.6 279 52.4 47.4-57.3
Yes 393 122 36.6 31.1-42.4 271 63.4 57.6-68.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 281 62 21.8 17.4-27.0 219 78.2 73.0-82.6
2500+ grams 599 268 43.9 39.9-48.0 331 56.1 52.0-60.1

*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.

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