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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 BREAST PUMP TO USE1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 796 391 58.0 54.0-61.9 405 42.0 38.1-46.0
Age
< 25 years 173 86 55.3 46.5-63.8 87 44.7 36.2-53.5
25-34 years 460 233 62.0 56.9-66.9 227 38.0 33.1-43.1
35+ years 163 72 50.4 41.7-59.1 91 49.6 40.9-58.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 441 231 61.1 56.0-66.0 210 38.9 34.0-44.0
Non-Hispanic Black 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 147 75 58.5 49.6-66.9 72 41.5 33.1-50.4
Education
< High School 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 161 87 61.6 52.5-70.0 74 38.4 30.0-47.5
> High School 545 261 57.0 52.2-61.7 284 43.0 38.3-47.8
Marital Status
Married 528 270 59.7 55.0-64.1 258 40.3 35.9-45.0
Other 268 121 55.1 47.6-62.4 147 44.9 37.6-52.4
Medicaid recipient
No 471 231 57.9 52.9-62.8 240 42.1 37.2-47.1
Yes 325 160 58.2 51.6-64.5 165 41.8 35.5-48.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 241 48 21.5 16.6-27.4 193 78.5 72.6-83.4
2500+ grams 555 343 61.1 56.8-65.3 212 38.9 34.7-43.2

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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