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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: MY BABY WAS FED ONLY BREAST MILK AT THE HOSPITAL1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 797 346 39.3 35.4-43.4 451 60.7 56.6-64.6
Age
< 25 years 175 86 43.7 35.3-52.5 89 56.3 47.5-64.7
25-34 years 459 188 38.7 33.6-44.0 271 61.3 56.0-66.4
35+ years 163 72 35.4 27.8-43.9 91 64.6 56.1-72.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 441 159 31.1 26.5-36.0 282 68.9 64.0-73.5
Non-Hispanic Black 130 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 147 78 46.0 37.4-54.9 69 54.0 45.1-62.6
Education
< High School 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 161 90 56.4 47.2-65.2 71 43.6 34.8-52.8
> High School 545 212 33.9 29.5-38.7 333 66.1 61.3-70.5
Marital Status
Married 528 203 33.2 29.0-37.7 325 66.8 62.3-71.0
Other 269 143 50.3 42.8-57.7 126 49.7 42.3-57.2
Medicaid recipient
No 471 169 29.4 25.1-34.1 302 70.6 65.9-74.9
Yes 326 177 52.6 46.0-59.1 149 47.4 40.9-54.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 243 145 60.2 53.9-66.3 98 39.8 33.7-46.1
2500+ grams 554 201 37.5 33.4-41.9 353 62.5 58.1-66.6

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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