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2011 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREAST FEEDING

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 751 308 45.6 41.5-49.7 443 54.4 50.3-58.5
Age
< 20 years 45 13 35.0 20.7-52.7 32 65.0 47.3-79.3
20-24 years 176 59 34.6 27.0-43.0 117 65.4 57.0-73.0
25-34 years 413 190 51.6 46.1-57.0 223 48.4 43.0-53.9
35+ years 117 46 47.4 37.1-57.9 71 52.6 42.1-62.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 427 182 47.9 42.6-53.3 245 52.1 46.7-57.4
Non-Hispanic Black 166 57 38.5 29.8-48.0 109 61.5 52.0-70.2
Non-Hispanic Other 40 23 61.6 42.9-77.4 17 38.4 22.6-57.1
Latina 110 40 38.4 28.9-48.9 70 61.6 51.1-71.1
Education
< High School 122 39 35.7 26.4-46.2 83 64.3 53.8-73.6
High School 134 47 38.9 29.9-48.7 87 61.1 51.3-70.1
> High School 494 222 50.8 45.8-55.7 272 49.2 44.3-54.2
Marital Status
Married 482 223 51.3 46.2-56.3 259 48.7 43.7-53.8
Other 268 85 35.5 29.0-42.6 183 64.5 57.4-71.0
WIC recipient
No 392 187 52.5 46.9-58.0 205 47.5 42.0-53.1
Yes 357 121 38.6 32.9-44.7 236 61.4 55.3-67.1
Medicaid recipient
No 349 161 51.5 45.6-57.3 188 48.5 42.7-54.4
Yes 402 147 40.7 35.2-46.4 255 59.3 53.6-64.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 240 63 25.6 20.4-31.4 177 74.4 68.6-79.6
2500+ grams 511 245 47.2 42.8-51.6 266 52.8 48.4-57.2

*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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