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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 GAVE ME INFO ABOUT BREASTFEEDING1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 797 47 6.4 4.6- 8.8 750 93.6 91.2-95.4
Age
< 25 years 175 *** *** *** 166 94.6 88.9-97.5
25-34 years 459 33 7.9 5.3-11.5 426 92.1 88.5-94.7
35+ years 163 *** *** *** 158 96.3 91.5-98.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 441 24 5.7 3.6- 8.7 417 94.3 91.3-96.4
Non-Hispanic Black 131 *** *** *** 125 94.6 85.8-98.1
Non-Hispanic Other 60 *** *** *** 57 95.3 84.5-98.7
Latina 146 13 11.0 6.4-18.4 133 89.0 81.6-93.6
Education
< High School 89 *** *** *** 83 92.7 84.0-96.8
High School 162 14 10.3 5.7-17.9 148 89.7 82.1-94.3
> High School 545 27 5.1 3.3- 7.8 518 94.9 92.2-96.7
Marital Status
Married 527 29 5.6 3.8- 8.2 498 94.4 91.8-96.2
Other 270 18 7.8 4.5-13.2 252 92.2 86.8-95.5
Medicaid recipient
No 470 25 5.3 3.5- 8.2 445 94.7 91.8-96.5
Yes 327 22 7.8 4.9-12.4 305 92.2 87.6-95.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 243 12 4.7 2.7- 8.2 231 95.3 91.8-97.3
2500+ grams 554 35 6.6 4.7- 9.2 519 93.4 90.8-95.3

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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