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2010 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

Exclusive Breastfeeding at 4 or more weeks*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 602 239 36.9 32.6-41.4 363 63.1 58.6-67.4
Age
< 20 years 54 16 32.7 19.6-49.1 38 67.3 50.9-80.4
20-24 years 144 40 23.6 16.8-32.1 104 76.4 67.9-83.2
25-34 years 306 134 41.4 35.4-47.7 172 58.6 52.3-64.6
35+ years 98 49 50.3 38.5-62.1 49 49.7 37.9-61.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 358 145 36.8 31.4-42.7 213 63.2 57.3-68.6
Non-Hispanic Black 131 53 38.5 29.5-48.3 78 61.5 51.7-70.5
Non-Hispanic Other 31 9 27.7 13.2-49.1 22 72.3 50.9-86.8
Latina 77 30 37.1 25.8-50.0 47 62.9 50.0-74.2
Education
< High School 83 24 27.6 17.7-40.3 59 72.4 59.7-82.3
High School 161 50 28.9 21.7-37.3 111 71.1 62.7-78.3
> High School 356 164 44.6 38.9-50.5 192 55.4 49.5-61.1
Marital Status
Married 377 159 40.4 34.9-46.0 218 59.6 54.0-65.1
Other 225 80 32.4 25.8-39.8 145 67.6 60.2-74.2
WIC recipient
No 313 137 42.1 36.0-48.5 176 57.9 51.5-64.0
Yes 285 98 31.1 25.4-37.5 187 68.9 62.5-74.6
Medicaid recipient
No 284 130 43.7 37.3-50.3 154 56.3 49.7-62.7
Yes 318 109 32.0 26.4-38.1 209 68.0 61.9-73.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 188 83 43.4 36.4-50.6 105 56.6 49.4-63.6
2500+ grams 414 156 36.4 31.8-41.2 258 63.6 58.8-68.2

*(Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question Q52A AND Q52B OPTION A ONLY) How old was your baby the first time he or she drank liquids other than brast milk (such as formula, water, juice, tea, or cow's milk or ate solid food such as bab y cereal, baby food, or any other food)

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2010.The overall weighted response rate was 56%.

#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 16NOV12

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