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2012 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

About things that may have happened at the hospital where new baby was born: THE HOSPITAL GAVE ME A TELEPHONE NUMBER TO CALL FOR HELP WITH BREASTFEEDING*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 483 68 14.7 11.4-18.9 415 85.3 81.1-88.6
Age
< 20 years 35 11 35.5 20.4-54.3 24 64.5 45.7-79.6
20-24 years 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
25-34 years 284 33 12.2 8.4-17.5 251 87.8 82.5-91.6
35+ years 69 15 20.5 11.7-33.5 54 79.5 66.5-88.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 285 33 11.3 7.7-16.2 252 88.7 83.8-92.3
Non-Hispanic Black 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 70 19 28.5 18.0-41.9 51 71.5 58.1-82.0
Education
< High School 59 21 36.7 23.8-51.8 38 63.3 48.2-76.2
High School 87 14 16.3 9.1-27.5 73 83.7 72.5-90.9
> High School 337 33 9.8 6.6-14.1 304 90.2 85.9-93.4
Marital Status
Married 312 38 11.5 8.2-16.0 274 88.5 84.0-91.8
Other 171 30 19.6 13.3-27.8 141 80.4 72.2-86.7
WIC recipient
No 249 27 10.2 6.7-15.1 222 89.8 84.9-93.3
Yes 231 41 19.4 13.9-26.3 190 80.6 73.7-86.1
Medicaid recipient
No 278 32 11.8 8.1-16.9 246 88.2 83.1-91.9
Yes 205 36 18.4 12.8-25.6 169 81.6 74.4-87.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 144 22 16.0 10.7-23.2 122 84.0 76.8-89.3
2500+ grams 339 46 14.6 11.1-19.1 293 85.4 80.9-88.9

*Asked only of mothers that delivered at a hospital

For 2012, N.C. PRAMS only collected data on May through December births. Additionally, the overall weighted response ratewas 51%.

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

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

Note: New data entry/data processing system introduced starting with 2012 PRAMS data.
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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