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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

Before or after your new baby was born, did you receive information about breastfeeding from any of the following sources? BABY'S DOCTOR OR HEALTH CARE PROVIDER1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 867 204 24.0 20.8-27.6 663 76.0 72.4-79.2
Age
< 25 years 195 42 23.0 16.5-31.0 153 77.0 69.0-83.5
25-34 years 498 126 25.0 20.8-29.8 372 75.0 70.2-79.2
35+ years 174 36 22.4 16.1-30.4 138 77.6 69.6-83.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 482 128 26.2 22.0-30.8 354 73.8 69.2-78.0
Non-Hispanic Black 153 42 29.3 20.8-39.5 111 70.7 60.5-79.2
Non-Hispanic Other 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 148 18 13.2 8.1-20.8 130 86.8 79.2-91.9
Education
< High School 103 12 10.9 5.4-20.9 91 89.1 79.1-94.6
High School 186 47 27.3 20.1-35.8 139 72.7 64.2-79.9
> High School 577 144 24.7 20.8-29.1 433 75.3 70.9-79.2
Marital Status
Married 563 133 23.6 19.9-27.7 430 76.4 72.3-80.1
Other 304 71 24.6 18.9-31.4 233 75.4 68.6-81.1
Medicaid recipient
No 486 98 19.8 16.0-24.1 388 80.2 75.9-84.0
Yes 381 106 29.0 23.7-34.9 275 71.0 65.1-76.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 265 66 25.5 20.5-31.3 199 74.5 68.7-79.5
2500+ grams 602 138 23.9 20.4-27.7 464 76.1 72.3-79.6

1Asked of all mothers living with their baby.
Breastfeeding questions (Survey question 51 and 54) were new in Phase 8.
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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