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2015 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 744 286 33.0 29.0-37.2 458 67.0 62.8-71.0
Age
< 20 years 27 16 56.2 34.2-76.0 11 43.8 24.0-65.8
20-24 years 124 53 35.1 25.8-45.7 71 64.9 54.3-74.2
25-34 years 453 164 31.6 26.7-37.0 289 68.4 63.0-73.3
35+ years 140 53 27.8 20.3-36.8 87 72.2 63.2-79.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 420 146 29.2 24.3-34.7 274 70.8 65.3-75.7
Non-Hispanic Black 152 76 44.6 34.7-55.0 76 55.4 45.0-65.3
Non-Hispanic Other 54 20 34.5 20.9-51.1 34 65.5 48.9-79.1
Latina 105 41 35.8 25.9-47.1 64 64.2 52.9-74.1
Education
< High School 81 29 35.3 23.6-49.1 52 64.7 50.9-76.4
High School 125 61 46.2 36.0-56.7 64 53.8 43.3-64.0
> High School 533 194 28.4 24.2-33.1 339 71.6 66.9-75.8
Marital Status
Married 530 190 29.8 25.4-34.6 340 70.2 65.4-74.6
Other 214 96 39.7 31.9-48.0 118 60.3 52.0-68.1
WIC recipient
No 477 163 25.9 21.6-30.6 314 74.1 69.4-78.4
Yes 257 120 44.4 37.1-52.0 137 55.6 48.0-62.9
Medicaid recipient
No 496 162 25.0 20.9-29.6 334 75.0 70.4-79.1
Yes 248 124 47.1 39.5-54.8 124 52.9 45.2-60.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 247 143 57.1 50.8-63.1 104 42.9 36.9-49.2
2500+ grams 497 143 31.1 26.9-35.7 354 68.9 64.3-73.1

*Asked only of mothers that delivered at a hospital

The overall weighted response rate in 2015 was 51%. It fell short of the 55% 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.

This page was generated on 26OCT17

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