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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: THE HOSPITAL GAVE ME A TELEPHONE NUMBER TO CALL FOR HELP WITH BREASTFEEDING1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 796 193 24.0 20.7-27.6 603 76.0 72.4-79.3
Age
< 25 years 173 53 30.4 22.9-39.0 120 69.6 61.0-77.1
25-34 years 460 105 22.6 18.4-27.3 355 77.4 72.7-81.6
35+ years 163 35 19.5 13.7-27.1 128 80.5 72.9-86.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 442 110 24.1 20.0-28.8 332 75.9 71.2-80.0
Non-Hispanic Black 129 34 26.5 17.8-37.5 95 73.5 62.5-82.2
Non-Hispanic Other 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 146 30 22.3 15.7-30.7 116 77.7 69.3-84.3
Education
< High School 88 23 25.4 16.6-36.9 65 74.6 63.1-83.4
High School 161 47 30.9 22.9-40.2 114 69.1 59.8-77.1
> High School 546 123 21.7 18.0-26.0 423 78.3 74.0-82.0
Marital Status
Married 529 123 22.7 19.0-26.9 406 77.3 73.1-81.0
Other 267 70 26.3 20.2-33.4 197 73.7 66.6-79.8
Medicaid recipient
No 471 100 20.5 16.7-24.9 371 79.5 75.1-83.3
Yes 325 93 28.6 23.1-34.9 232 71.4 65.1-76.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 240 64 27.9 22.4-34.1 176 72.1 65.9-77.6
2500+ grams 556 129 23.7 20.1-27.6 427 76.3 72.4-79.9

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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