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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 BREAST PUMP TO USE*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 879 403 55.9 52.1-59.6 476 44.1 40.4-47.9
Age
< 20 years 70 26 50.9 37.1-64.5 44 49.1 35.5-62.9
20-24 years 189 91 56.8 48.4-64.8 98 43.2 35.2-51.6
25-34 years 475 221 56.4 51.3-61.4 254 43.6 38.6-48.7
35+ years 145 65 55.5 46.3-64.4 80 44.5 35.6-53.7
Race
White 676 332 58.7 54.4-62.8 344 41.3 37.2-45.6
Black 165 57 47.5 38.3-56.9 108 52.5 43.1-61.7
Other 38 14 44.5 27.4-63.1 24 55.5 36.9-72.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 133 67 58.1 48.5-67.2 66 41.9 32.8-51.5
No 746 336 55.4 51.2-59.4 410 44.6 40.6-48.8
Education
< High School 133 54 52.1 41.9-62.1 79 47.9 37.9-58.1
High School 205 100 58.9 51.1-66.2 105 41.1 33.8-48.9
> High School 540 248 55.5 50.7-60.2 292 44.5 39.8-49.3
Marital Status
Married 591 283 58.0 53.5-62.4 308 42.0 37.6-46.5
Other 288 120 52.2 45.3-59.0 168 47.8 41.0-54.7
Income
14,999 or less 134 63 59.0 48.9-68.4 71 41.0 31.6-51.1
15,000-24,999 192 87 52.8 44.7-60.8 105 47.2 39.2-55.3
25,000-49,999 186 78 52.7 44.4-60.8 108 47.3 39.2-55.6
50,000 or more 325 154 57.3 51.3-63.2 171 42.7 36.8-48.7
WIC recipient
No 525 243 56.3 51.4-61.0 282 43.7 39.0-48.6
Yes 352 159 55.5 49.3-61.4 193 44.5 38.6-50.7
Medicaid recipient
No 487 231 56.9 51.9-61.7 256 43.1 38.3-48.1
Yes 392 172 54.8 48.9-60.5 220 45.2 39.5-51.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 283 49 17.7 13.7-22.7 234 82.3 77.3-86.3
2500+ grams 596 354 58.9 54.8-62.9 242 41.1 37.1-45.2

*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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