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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: THE HOSPITAL GAVE ME A BREAST PUMP TO USE*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 755 361 56.4 52.3-60.4 394 43.6 39.6-47.7
Age
< 20 years 44 16 45.6 29.3-62.8 28 54.4 37.2-70.7
20-24 years 177 82 52.3 43.8-60.6 95 47.7 39.4-56.2
25-34 years 416 203 57.3 51.9-62.6 213 42.7 37.4-48.1
35+ years 118 60 65.8 55.6-74.7 58 34.2 25.3-44.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 428 213 56.7 51.4-61.9 215 43.3 38.1-48.6
Non-Hispanic Black 166 61 46.3 37.1-55.7 105 53.7 44.3-62.9
Non-Hispanic Other 41 22 65.1 47.2-79.5 19 34.9 20.5-52.8
Latina 112 62 63.8 53.6-72.8 50 36.2 27.2-46.4
Education
< High School 124 58 56.1 45.8-65.9 66 43.9 34.1-54.2
High School 135 58 50.1 40.5-59.7 77 49.9 40.3-59.5
> High School 495 245 58.7 53.7-63.4 250 41.3 36.6-46.3
Marital Status
Married 484 242 58.5 53.5-63.3 242 41.5 36.7-46.5
Other 270 119 52.8 45.8-59.8 151 47.2 40.2-54.2
WIC recipient
No 393 205 61.3 55.8-66.5 188 38.7 33.5-44.2
Yes 360 155 51.1 45.1-57.1 205 48.9 42.9-54.9
Medicaid recipient
No 350 180 60.4 54.6-66.0 170 39.6 34.0-45.4
Yes 405 181 53.0 47.3-58.5 224 47.0 41.5-52.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 240 54 22.3 17.5-28.0 186 77.7 72.0-82.5
2500+ grams 515 307 59.1 54.7-63.3 208 40.9 36.7-45.3

*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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