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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: MY BABY USED A PACIFIER IN THE HOSPITAL*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 758 295 44.2 40.2-48.3 463 55.8 51.7-59.8
Age
< 20 years 54 16 34.4 21.1-50.8 38 65.6 49.2-78.9
20-24 years 160 54 37.9 29.7-46.8 106 62.1 53.2-70.3
25-34 years 413 172 47.8 42.3-53.2 241 52.2 46.8-57.7
35+ years 131 53 47.4 37.5-57.5 78 52.6 42.5-62.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 472 190 45.0 40.0-50.2 282 55.0 49.8-60.0
Non-Hispanic Black 143 50 41.9 32.9-51.5 93 58.1 48.5-67.1
Non-Hispanic Other 41 17 45.5 28.8-63.4 24 54.5 36.6-71.2
Latina 97 36 43.6 32.7-55.3 61 56.4 44.7-67.3
Education
< High School 99 35 40.0 29.2-51.9 64 60.0 48.1-70.8
High School 178 56 36.6 29.0-44.9 122 63.4 55.1-71.0
> High School 480 203 48.9 43.9-53.9 277 51.1 46.1-56.1
Marital Status
Married 515 214 47.0 42.2-51.9 301 53.0 48.1-57.8
Other 243 81 39.8 32.9-47.1 162 60.2 52.9-67.1
WIC recipient
No 439 180 46.3 41.1-51.7 259 53.7 48.3-58.9
Yes 315 114 41.9 35.8-48.4 201 58.1 51.6-64.2
Medicaid recipient
No 411 179 50.1 44.6-55.6 232 49.9 44.4-55.4
Yes 347 116 38.7 33.0-44.8 231 61.3 55.2-67.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 235 49 20.2 15.5-25.8 186 79.8 74.2-84.5
2500+ grams 523 246 46.0 41.7-50.4 277 54.0 49.6-58.3

*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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