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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: HOSPITAL STAFF HELPED ME LEARN HOW TO BREASTFEED1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 795 121 15.3 12.6-18.5 674 84.7 81.5-87.4
Age
< 25 years 175 25 11.4 7.2-17.6 150 88.6 82.4-92.8
25-34 years 458 69 16.7 12.9-21.4 389 83.3 78.6-87.1
35+ years 162 27 16.5 11.1-23.7 135 83.5 76.3-88.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 440 72 16.7 13.2-20.9 368 83.3 79.1-86.8
Non-Hispanic Black 131 23 17.2 10.3-27.4 108 82.8 72.6-89.7
Non-Hispanic Other 60 *** *** *** 55 92.5 81.3-97.2
Latina 145 18 12.1 7.3-19.3 127 87.9 80.7-92.7
Education
< High School 88 13 14.7 8.0-25.4 75 85.3 74.6-92.0
High School 162 24 14.4 9.0-22.3 138 85.6 77.7-91.0
> High School 544 84 15.7 12.5-19.6 460 84.3 80.4-87.5
Marital Status
Married 526 74 14.5 11.5-18.1 452 85.5 81.9-88.5
Other 269 47 16.7 11.8-23.1 222 83.3 76.9-88.2
Medicaid recipient
No 469 55 11.8 9.0-15.5 414 88.2 84.5-91.0
Yes 326 66 19.9 15.1-25.7 260 80.1 74.3-84.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 242 38 17.0 12.6-22.6 204 83.0 77.4-87.4
2500+ grams 553 83 15.2 12.3-18.6 470 84.8 81.4-87.7

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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