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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-CONTENT

During any of your prenatal care visits, did a doctor, nurse or other health care worker talk with you about ? BREASTFEEDING MY BABY*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1140 182 15.6 13.4-18.2 958 84.4 81.8-86.6
Age
< 20 years 115 10 9.4 4.5-18.3 105 90.6 81.7-95.5
20-24 years 263 24 8.6 5.4-13.4 239 91.4 86.6-94.6
25-34 years 586 104 17.9 14.7-21.7 482 82.1 78.3-85.3
35+ years 176 44 25.3 18.8-33.2 132 74.7 66.8-81.2
Race
White 828 143 17.0 14.4-20.1 685 83.0 79.9-85.6
Black 261 25 9.1 5.6-14.4 236 90.9 85.6-94.4
Other 51 14 28.0 16.2-44.0 37 72.0 56.0-83.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 142 17 12.2 7.3-19.8 125 87.8 80.2-92.7
No 998 165 16.2 13.8-19.0 833 83.8 81.0-86.2
Education
< High School 191 23 11.6 7.1-18.3 168 88.4 81.7-92.9
High School 314 26 7.7 5.0-11.8 288 92.3 88.2-95.0
> High School 631 132 21.9 18.5-25.8 499 78.1 74.2-81.5
Marital Status
Married 704 139 19.0 16.0-22.4 565 81.0 77.6-84.0
Other 436 43 11.1 8.0-15.2 393 88.9 84.8-92.0
Income
14,999 or less 204 13 7.7 4.2-13.9 191 92.3 86.1-95.8
15,000-24,999 266 36 14.3 10.1-20.0 230 85.7 80.0-89.9
25,000-49,999 233 40 14.2 10.0-20.0 193 85.8 80.0-90.0
50,000 or more 378 87 24.6 20.1-29.7 291 75.4 70.3-79.9
WIC recipient
No 606 129 21.6 18.1-25.5 477 78.4 74.5-81.9
Yes 533 53 9.8 7.2-13.2 480 90.2 86.8-92.8
Medicaid recipient
No 571 124 21.9 18.4-25.9 447 78.1 74.1-81.6
Yes 569 58 10.2 7.6-13.6 511 89.8 86.4-92.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 390 53 13.0 10.1-16.7 337 87.0 83.3-89.9
2500+ grams 750 129 15.9 13.4-18.6 621 84.1 81.4-86.6

*Asked of women who went for prenatal care.

~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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