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2010 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-CONTENT

During any of your prenatal care visits, did a doctor, nurse or other health care worker talk with you about ? BREASTFEEDING MY BABY*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 957 141 14.4 12.1-17.2 816 85.6 82.8-87.9
Age
< 20 years 83 4 5.3 1.8-14.9 79 94.7 85.1-98.2
20-24 years 220 16 7.1 4.0-12.2 204 92.9 87.8-96.0
25-34 years 496 91 18.1 14.5-22.3 405 81.9 77.7-85.5
35+ years 158 30 21.6 14.9-30.4 128 78.4 69.6-85.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 588 102 16.8 13.7-20.4 486 83.2 79.6-86.3
Non-Hispanic Black 199 19 11.7 7.1-18.7 180 88.3 81.3-92.9
Non-Hispanic Other 49 9 11.7 5.0-24.7 40 88.3 75.3-95.0
Latina 115 11 10.4 5.5-18.6 104 89.6 81.4-94.5
Education
< High School 151 11 9.3 4.8-17.1 140 90.7 82.9-95.2
High School 247 27 11.2 7.5-16.6 220 88.8 83.4-92.5
> High School 556 103 18.1 14.8-22.0 453 81.9 78.0-85.2
Marital Status
Married 612 115 18.3 15.1-22.0 497 81.7 78.0-84.9
Other 345 26 8.9 5.8-13.3 319 91.1 86.7-94.2
WIC recipient
No 516 113 21.8 18.0-26.2 403 78.2 73.8-82.0
Yes 437 28 7.6 5.1-11.2 409 92.4 88.8-94.9
Medicaid recipient
No 467 103 21.9 18.0-26.5 364 78.1 73.5-82.0
Yes 490 38 8.6 6.1-12.1 452 91.4 87.9-93.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 319 41 11.0 8.1-14.7 278 89.0 85.3-91.9
2500+ grams 638 100 14.7 12.2-17.7 538 85.3 82.3-87.8

*Asked of women who went for prenatal care.

~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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