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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

About things that may have happened at the hospital where new baby was born: I BREASTFED MY BABY IN THE HOSPITAL1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 796 92 9.5 7.4-12.3 704 90.5 87.7-92.6
Age
< 25 years 173 23 9.9 5.9-16.2 150 90.1 83.8-94.1
25-34 years 460 50 10.3 7.3-14.4 410 89.7 85.6-92.7
35+ years 163 19 6.8 3.9-11.6 144 93.2 88.4-96.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 440 44 8.0 5.6-11.2 396 92.0 88.8-94.4
Non-Hispanic Black 130 27 16.3 9.6-26.2 103 83.7 73.8-90.4
Non-Hispanic Other 60 *** *** *** 55 92.5 81.3-97.2
Latina 147 16 8.6 4.8-14.8 131 91.4 85.2-95.2
Education
< High School 90 14 12.7 6.8-22.3 76 87.3 77.7-93.2
High School 160 22 14.0 8.4-22.2 138 86.0 77.8-91.6
> High School 545 56 7.7 5.5-10.8 489 92.3 89.2-94.5
Marital Status
Married 528 49 6.9 4.9- 9.5 479 93.1 90.5-95.1
Other 268 43 14.2 9.7-20.4 225 85.8 79.6-90.3
Medicaid recipient
No 470 34 4.6 3.0- 6.9 436 95.4 93.1-97.0
Yes 326 58 16.1 11.7-21.6 268 83.9 78.4-88.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 241 49 21.4 16.5-27.2 192 78.6 72.8-83.5
2500+ grams 555 43 8.5 6.3-11.5 512 91.5 88.5-93.7

1Asked only of mothers that delivered at a hospital
2Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards.
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.
The overall weighted response rate in 2018 was 53%.

This page was generated on 10OCT19

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