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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 TOLD ME TO BREASTFEED WHENEVER MY BABY WANTED*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 751 181 19.4 16.3-22.8 570 80.6 77.2-83.7
Age
< 20 years 54 17 28.8 16.9-44.7 37 71.2 55.3-83.1
20-24 years 159 29 15.6 10.3-23.1 130 84.4 76.9-89.7
25-34 years 407 99 18.3 14.4-22.8 308 81.7 77.2-85.6
35+ years 131 36 23.6 16.0-33.2 95 76.4 66.8-84.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 470 113 18.4 14.8-22.7 357 81.6 77.3-85.2
Non-Hispanic Black 143 36 20.5 14.0-29.0 107 79.5 71.0-86.0
Non-Hispanic Other 40 8 19.6 9.0-37.7 32 80.4 62.3-91.0
Latina 93 22 21.7 13.7-32.8 71 78.3 67.2-86.3
Education
< High School 97 26 25.3 16.4-36.9 71 74.7 63.1-83.6
High School 177 41 19.6 13.9-26.8 136 80.4 73.2-86.1
> High School 476 114 17.5 14.1-21.5 362 82.5 78.5-85.9
Marital Status
Married 510 117 17.9 14.5-21.8 393 82.1 78.2-85.5
Other 241 64 21.7 16.4-28.3 177 78.3 71.7-83.6
WIC recipient
No 435 107 20.0 16.0-24.6 328 80.0 75.4-84.0
Yes 312 72 18.3 13.9-23.6 240 81.7 76.4-86.1
Medicaid recipient
No 407 98 18.7 14.8-23.3 309 81.3 76.7-85.2
Yes 344 83 20.0 15.6-25.2 261 80.0 74.8-84.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 234 90 38.0 31.9-44.4 144 62.0 55.6-68.1
2500+ grams 517 91 17.9 14.8-21.6 426 82.1 78.4-85.2

*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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