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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: HOSPITAL STAFF GAVE ME INFO ABOUT BREASTFEEDING*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 759 26 3.7 2.5- 5.6 733 96.3 94.4-97.5
Age
< 20 years 54 1 2.2 0.3-14.0 53 97.8 86.0-99.7
20-24 years 161 5 2.6 1.0- 7.0 156 97.4 93.0-99.0
25-34 years 413 16 4.1 2.4- 6.8 397 95.9 93.2-97.6
35+ years 131 4 5.1 1.9-12.8 127 94.9 87.2-98.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 473 12 2.7 1.5- 4.9 461 97.3 95.1-98.5
Non-Hispanic Black 143 3 2.1 0.6- 7.3 140 97.9 92.7-99.4
Non-Hispanic Other 41 3 6.4 1.8-19.9 38 93.6 80.1-98.2
Latina 97 8 9.0 4.4-17.5 89 91.0 82.5-95.6
Education
< High School 100 5 4.6 1.8-11.3 95 95.4 88.7-98.2
High School 178 5 3.8 1.6- 8.9 173 96.2 91.1-98.4
> High School 480 16 3.4 2.0- 5.7 464 96.6 94.3-98.0
Marital Status
Married 516 21 5.0 3.2- 7.7 495 95.0 92.3-96.8
Other 243 5 1.7 0.6- 4.6 238 98.3 95.4-99.4
WIC recipient
No 440 16 4.4 2.6- 7.3 424 95.6 92.7-97.4
Yes 315 10 3.0 1.5- 5.9 305 97.0 94.1-98.5
Medicaid recipient
No 411 13 3.5 1.9- 6.2 398 96.5 93.8-98.1
Yes 348 13 4.0 2.2- 6.9 335 96.0 93.1-97.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 236 5 2.2 0.9- 5.1 231 97.8 94.9-99.1
2500+ grams 523 21 3.8 2.5- 5.8 502 96.2 94.2-97.5

*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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