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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 STAYED IN THE SAME ROOM WITH ME AT THE HOSPITAL*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 746 156 9.3 7.4-11.7 590 90.7 88.3-92.6
Age
< 20 years 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 124 25 9.6 5.4-16.4 99 90.4 83.6-94.6
25-34 years 455 91 8.5 6.2-11.5 364 91.5 88.5-93.8
35+ years 140 34 10.5 6.7-16.1 106 89.5 83.9-93.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 420 76 7.3 5.3-10.0 344 92.7 90.0-94.7
Non-Hispanic Black 155 47 19.3 12.7-28.1 108 80.7 71.9-87.3
Non-Hispanic Other 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 104 21 4.8 2.8- 8.0 83 95.2 92.0-97.2
Education
< High School 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 127 24 6.5 3.6-11.4 103 93.5 88.6-96.4
> High School 533 109 9.2 7.0-12.2 424 90.8 87.8-93.0
Marital Status
Married 530 100 6.7 5.1- 8.8 430 93.3 91.2-94.9
Other 216 56 14.6 10.0-20.9 160 85.4 79.1-90.0
WIC recipient
No 479 95 8.0 6.0-10.7 384 92.0 89.3-94.0
Yes 257 59 11.5 7.8-16.5 198 88.5 83.5-92.2
Medicaid recipient
No 497 99 8.3 6.2-11.0 398 91.7 89.0-93.8
Yes 249 57 11.1 7.4-16.2 192 88.9 83.8-92.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 250 128 50.4 44.2-56.6 122 49.6 43.4-55.8
2500+ grams 496 28 6.0 4.1- 8.7 468 94.0 91.3-95.9

*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.

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