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2011 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

About things that may have happened at the hospital where new baby was born: I BREASTFED MY BABY IN THE HOSPITAL*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 751 85 7.9 5.9-10.3 666 92.1 89.7-94.1
Age
< 20 years 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 176 23 11.0 6.7-17.6 153 89.0 82.4-93.3
25-34 years 414 42 5.6 3.7- 8.4 372 94.4 91.6-96.3
35+ years 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 427 38 6.0 3.9- 9.1 389 94.0 90.9-96.1
Non-Hispanic Black 166 34 16.0 10.4-23.8 132 84.0 76.2-89.6
Non-Hispanic Other 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 121 20 15.7 9.4-25.0 101 84.3 75.0-90.6
High School 135 21 11.4 6.6-19.0 114 88.6 81.0-93.4
> High School 494 44 4.5 3.0- 6.7 450 95.5 93.3-97.0
Marital Status
Married 484 46 6.1 4.1- 8.9 438 93.9 91.1-95.9
Other 266 39 11.2 7.5-16.4 227 88.8 83.6-92.5
WIC recipient
No 392 30 3.2 1.8- 5.5 362 96.8 94.5-98.2
Yes 357 55 12.7 9.3-17.3 302 87.3 82.7-90.7
Medicaid recipient
No 350 28 3.6 2.1- 6.1 322 96.4 93.9-97.9
Yes 401 57 11.5 8.3-15.6 344 88.5 84.4-91.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 240 54 21.7 17.0-27.4 186 78.3 72.6-83.0
2500+ grams 511 31 6.7 4.8- 9.5 480 93.3 90.5-95.2

*Asked only of mothers that delivered at a hospital

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2011.The overall weighted response rate was 54%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#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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