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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 STAYED IN THE SAME ROOM WITH ME AT THE HOSPITAL*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 882 264 16.5 14.1-19.2 618 83.5 80.8-85.9
Age
< 20 years 71 24 15.4 8.4-26.5 47 84.6 73.5-91.6
20-24 years 190 57 14.6 10.1-20.5 133 85.4 79.5-89.9
25-34 years 476 137 16.3 13.1-20.0 339 83.7 80.0-86.9
35+ years 145 46 21.1 14.7-29.2 99 78.9 70.8-85.3
Race
White 678 195 16.3 13.6-19.4 483 83.7 80.6-86.4
Black 166 57 17.2 11.9-24.3 109 82.8 75.7-88.1
Other 38 12 16.1 7.5-31.2 26 83.9 68.8-92.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 134 35 17.2 11.4-25.3 99 82.8 74.7-88.6
No 748 229 16.3 13.8-19.2 519 83.7 80.8-86.2
Education
< High School 133 45 18.1 12.0-26.5 88 81.9 73.5-88.0
High School 206 56 13.3 9.3-18.7 150 86.7 81.3-90.7
> High School 542 162 17.2 14.2-20.8 380 82.8 79.2-85.8
Marital Status
Married 593 169 16.1 13.3-19.3 424 83.9 80.7-86.7
Other 289 95 17.2 13.0-22.4 194 82.8 77.6-87.0
Income
14,999 or less 134 47 22.3 15.3-31.2 87 77.7 68.8-84.7
15,000-24,999 192 51 14.5 10.0-20.5 141 85.5 79.5-90.0
25,000-49,999 188 53 11.4 7.9-16.3 135 88.6 83.7-92.1
50,000 or more 325 94 16.6 12.8-21.2 231 83.4 78.8-87.2
WIC recipient
No 527 155 15.4 12.6-18.7 372 84.6 81.3-87.4
Yes 353 109 18.1 14.1-22.8 244 81.9 77.2-85.9
Medicaid recipient
No 488 139 16.1 13.0-19.6 349 83.9 80.4-87.0
Yes 394 125 17.0 13.4-21.3 269 83.0 78.7-86.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 283 186 64.6 58.8-70.0 97 35.4 30.0-41.2
2500+ grams 599 78 12.7 10.3-15.7 521 87.3 84.3-89.7

*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.

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