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2010 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 TELEPHONE NUMBER TO CALL FOR HELP WITH BREASTFEEDING*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 757 86 12.0 9.5-15.0 671 88.0 85.0-90.5
Age
< 20 years 53 10 17.5 8.5-32.6 43 82.5 67.4-91.5
20-24 years 160 18 10.6 6.4-17.1 142 89.4 82.9-93.6
25-34 years 413 47 12.5 9.3-16.7 366 87.5 83.3-90.7
35+ years 131 11 8.9 4.3-17.5 120 91.1 82.5-95.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 472 50 10.5 7.8-14.2 422 89.5 85.8-92.2
Non-Hispanic Black 143 14 11.0 6.2-18.7 129 89.0 81.3-93.8
Non-Hispanic Other 41 6 15.6 6.4-33.3 35 84.4 66.7-93.6
Latina 96 15 16.9 9.9-27.3 81 83.1 72.7-90.1
Education
< High School 99 16 17.2 10.1-27.7 83 82.8 72.3-89.9
High School 177 29 16.7 11.4-23.9 148 83.3 76.1-88.6
> High School 480 41 8.3 6.0-11.5 439 91.7 88.5-94.0
Marital Status
Married 516 59 13.1 10.1-16.9 457 86.9 83.1-89.9
Other 241 27 10.2 6.5-15.6 214 89.8 84.4-93.5
WIC recipient
No 440 41 10.6 7.6-14.5 399 89.4 85.5-92.4
Yes 313 45 13.8 10.0-18.7 268 86.2 81.3-90.0
Medicaid recipient
No 410 40 10.6 7.6-14.5 370 89.4 85.5-92.4
Yes 347 46 13.4 9.7-18.1 301 86.6 81.9-90.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 235 25 11.5 7.9-16.4 210 88.5 83.6-92.1
2500+ grams 522 61 12.0 9.4-15.3 461 88.0 84.7-90.6

*Asked only of mothers that delivered at a hospital

~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.

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