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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: BABY PLACED IN SKIN-TO-SKIN CONTACT WITHIN THE FIRST HOUR OF LIFE1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 797 171 13.2 10.9-15.9 626 86.8 84.1-89.1
Age
< 25 years 174 44 17.3 12.0-24.3 130 82.7 75.7-88.0
25-34 years 460 85 9.8 7.3-13.0 375 90.2 87.0-92.7
35+ years 163 42 17.5 12.0-24.6 121 82.5 75.4-88.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 442 89 11.9 9.3-15.2 353 88.1 84.8-90.7
Non-Hispanic Black 130 44 19.9 12.9-29.3 86 80.1 70.7-87.1
Non-Hispanic Other 59 12 12.1 5.8-23.3 47 87.9 76.7-94.2
Latina 147 24 10.6 6.5-16.8 123 89.4 83.2-93.5
Education
< High School 89 16 10.1 5.3-18.5 73 89.9 81.5-94.7
High School 161 38 14.6 9.8-21.2 123 85.4 78.8-90.2
> High School 546 117 13.3 10.5-16.7 429 86.7 83.3-89.5
Marital Status
Married 528 99 11.7 9.2-14.9 429 88.3 85.1-90.8
Other 269 72 15.8 11.5-21.4 197 84.2 78.6-88.5
Medicaid recipient
No 472 84 10.6 7.9-13.9 388 89.4 86.1-92.1
Yes 325 87 16.7 12.8-21.6 238 83.3 78.4-87.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 241 114 47.8 41.4-54.2 127 52.2 45.8-58.6
2500+ grams 556 57 10.3 7.9-13.3 499 89.7 86.7-92.1

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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