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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: MY BABY WAS FED ONLY BREAST MILK AT THE HOSPITAL*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 764 314 36.8 32.9-40.9 450 63.2 59.1-67.1
Age
< 20 years 32 17 43.0 24.1-64.3 15 57.0 35.7-75.9
20-24 years 154 69 44.0 35.2-53.3 85 56.0 46.7-64.8
25-34 years 443 171 32.9 28.0-38.2 272 67.1 61.8-72.0
35+ years 135 57 38.5 29.8-48.0 78 61.5 52.0-70.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 417 139 27.0 22.5-32.1 278 73.0 67.9-77.5
Non-Hispanic Black 133 74 52.2 41.9-62.3 59 47.8 37.7-58.1
Non-Hispanic Other 47 23 47.3 30.9-64.3 24 52.7 35.7-69.1
Latina 154 72 46.8 37.9-56.0 82 53.2 44.0-62.1
Education
< High School 123 61 50.5 40.2-60.7 62 49.5 39.3-59.8
High School 126 54 41.1 31.6-51.4 72 58.9 48.6-68.4
> High School 514 199 32.4 27.9-37.2 315 67.6 62.8-72.1
Marital Status
Married 501 175 29.6 25.3-34.3 326 70.4 65.7-74.7
Other 263 139 50.7 43.4-57.9 124 49.3 42.1-56.6
WIC recipient
No 453 163 29.6 25.1-34.6 290 70.4 65.4-74.9
Yes 305 150 47.6 41.0-54.4 155 52.4 45.6-59.0
Medicaid recipient
No 495 180 31.3 26.9-36.1 315 68.7 63.9-73.1
Yes 269 134 46.3 39.3-53.5 135 53.7 46.5-60.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 248 140 58.6 52.3-64.7 108 41.4 35.3-47.7
2500+ grams 516 174 35.1 31.0-39.5 342 64.9 60.5-69.0

*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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