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2014 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 766 135 17.9 14.9-21.4 631 82.1 78.6-85.1
Age
< 20 years 33 *** *** *** 24 60.8 38.6-79.3
20-24 years 155 25 16.3 10.4-24.5 130 83.7 75.5-89.6
25-34 years 444 78 17.3 13.5-21.8 366 82.7 78.2-86.5
35+ years 134 23 17.0 11.0-25.5 111 83.0 74.5-89.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 418 55 13.0 9.6-17.3 363 87.0 82.7-90.4
Non-Hispanic Black 133 21 18.7 11.7-28.6 112 81.3 71.4-88.3
Non-Hispanic Other 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 155 46 28.9 21.4-37.8 109 71.1 62.2-78.6
Education
< High School 125 43 37.5 28.0-48.0 82 62.5 52.0-72.0
High School 126 21 19.6 12.5-29.3 105 80.4 70.7-87.5
> High School 514 71 12.7 9.7-16.5 443 87.3 83.5-90.3
Marital Status
Married 501 78 15.4 12.1-19.5 423 84.6 80.5-87.9
Other 265 57 22.7 17.1-29.6 208 77.3 70.4-82.9
WIC recipient
No 452 55 10.9 8.0-14.6 397 89.1 85.4-92.0
Yes 308 79 28.1 22.4-34.5 229 71.9 65.5-77.6
Medicaid recipient
No 496 76 15.1 11.8-19.1 420 84.9 80.9-88.2
Yes 270 59 22.8 17.3-29.5 211 77.2 70.5-82.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 249 47 18.0 13.7-23.3 202 82.0 76.7-86.3
2500+ grams 517 88 17.9 14.7-21.6 429 82.1 78.4-85.3

*Asked only of mothers that delivered at a hospital

The overall weighted response rate in 2014 was 55%. It fell short of the 60% rate that PRAMS has regarded as the epidemiologically valid threshold.

*** 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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