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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 FIRST HOUR AFTER MY BABY WAS BORN1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 794 254 24.8 21.5-28.5 540 75.2 71.5-78.5
Age
< 25 years 174 63 32.4 24.8-41.0 111 67.6 59.0-75.2
25-34 years 458 133 20.8 16.8-25.5 325 79.2 74.5-83.2
35+ years 162 58 26.2 19.6-34.2 104 73.8 65.8-80.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 440 138 23.7 19.7-28.3 302 76.3 71.7-80.3
Non-Hispanic Black 129 52 30.6 21.4-41.6 77 69.4 58.4-78.6
Non-Hispanic Other 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 147 40 22.4 15.9-30.6 107 77.6 69.4-84.1
Education
< High School 90 24 21.5 13.4-32.5 66 78.5 67.5-86.6
High School 159 57 30.4 22.5-39.7 102 69.6 60.3-77.5
> High School 544 173 23.7 19.9-28.0 371 76.3 72.0-80.1
Marital Status
Married 528 152 20.9 17.4-24.8 376 79.1 75.2-82.6
Other 266 102 32.0 25.4-39.3 164 68.0 60.7-74.6
Medicaid recipient
No 472 126 19.2 15.6-23.4 346 80.8 76.6-84.4
Yes 322 128 32.5 26.7-39.0 194 67.5 61.0-73.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 241 139 58.2 51.7-64.3 102 41.8 35.7-48.3
2500+ grams 553 115 22.0 18.5-26.0 438 78.0 74.0-81.5

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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