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2010 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

Exclusive Breastfeeding at 8 or more weeks*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 602 316 50.5 45.9-55.1 286 49.5 44.9-54.1
Age
< 20 years 54 25 55.2 39.4-70.0 29 44.8 30.0-60.6
20-24 years 144 60 39.1 30.5-48.4 84 60.9 51.6-69.5
25-34 years 306 170 53.3 46.9-59.5 136 46.7 40.5-53.1
35+ years 98 61 59.3 47.0-70.5 37 40.7 29.5-53.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 358 192 50.7 44.7-56.6 166 49.3 43.4-55.3
Non-Hispanic Black 131 70 54.1 44.3-63.6 61 45.9 36.4-55.7
Non-Hispanic Other 31 14 48.2 29.0-68.0 17 51.8 32.0-71.0
Latina 77 36 44.7 32.6-57.5 41 55.3 42.5-67.4
Education
< High School 83 35 46.4 34.1-59.2 48 53.6 40.8-65.9
High School 161 71 41.7 33.5-50.4 90 58.3 49.6-66.5
> High School 356 209 56.9 51.0-62.6 147 43.1 37.4-49.0
Marital Status
Married 377 205 52.5 46.8-58.2 172 47.5 41.8-53.2
Other 225 111 47.9 40.4-55.5 114 52.1 44.5-59.6
WIC recipient
No 313 177 54.5 48.1-60.7 136 45.5 39.3-51.9
Yes 285 135 46.1 39.5-52.8 150 53.9 47.2-60.5
Medicaid recipient
No 284 170 57.3 50.6-63.7 114 42.7 36.3-49.4
Yes 318 146 45.7 39.4-52.0 172 54.3 48.0-60.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 188 105 54.8 47.6-61.9 83 45.2 38.1-52.4
2500+ grams 414 211 50.1 45.2-55.1 203 49.9 44.9-54.8

*(Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question Q52A AND Q52B OPTION B ONLY) How old was your baby he or she ate food (such as formula, water, juice, tea, or cow's milk or ate solid food such as baby 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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