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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 STAYED IN THE SAME ROOM WITH ME AT THE HOSPITAL1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 794 129 7.4 5.8- 9.5 665 92.6 90.5-94.2
Age
< 25 years 173 28 10.4 6.2-16.9 145 89.6 83.1-93.8
25-34 years 459 71 5.8 4.2- 8.0 388 94.2 92.0-95.8
35+ years 162 30 8.2 5.0-13.0 132 91.8 87.0-95.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 440 68 7.3 5.2-10.0 372 92.7 90.0-94.8
Non-Hispanic Black 129 34 11.8 6.9-19.5 95 88.2 80.5-93.1
Non-Hispanic Other 60 *** *** *** 53 95.3 87.7-98.3
Latina 146 19 4.7 2.5- 8.6 127 95.3 91.4-97.5
Education
< High School 90 13 6.9 3.2-14.3 77 93.1 85.7-96.8
High School 160 29 10.0 5.9-16.5 131 90.0 83.5-94.1
> High School 543 87 6.7 5.0- 9.1 456 93.3 90.9-95.0
Marital Status
Married 526 71 5.9 4.3- 8.1 455 94.1 91.9-95.7
Other 268 58 10.1 6.8-14.8 210 89.9 85.2-93.2
Medicaid recipient
No 469 62 5.2 3.6- 7.4 407 94.8 92.6-96.4
Yes 325 67 10.5 7.4-14.6 258 89.5 85.4-92.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 242 109 45.5 39.2-51.9 133 54.5 48.1-60.8
2500+ grams 552 20 4.2 2.6- 6.6 532 95.8 93.4-97.4

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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