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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? MOM'S DOCTOR1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 884 156 17.2 14.6-20.2 728 82.8 79.8-85.4
Age
< 25 years 202 23 9.7 6.1-15.2 179 90.3 84.8-93.9
25-34 years 506 102 20.1 16.4-24.4 404 79.9 75.6-83.6
35+ years 176 31 19.3 13.6-26.7 145 80.7 73.3-86.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 493 104 21.6 17.9-25.8 389 78.4 74.2-82.1
Non-Hispanic Black 155 20 10.9 6.2-18.6 135 89.1 81.4-93.8
Non-Hispanic Other 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 152 17 12.6 7.7-20.0 135 87.4 80.0-92.3
Education
< High School 107 *** *** *** 98 92.8 85.5-96.6
High School 190 27 11.5 7.3-17.6 163 88.5 82.4-92.7
> High School 586 120 20.8 17.3-24.7 466 79.2 75.3-82.7
Marital Status
Married 574 125 22.6 19.0-26.6 449 77.4 73.4-81.0
Other 310 31 8.4 5.4-12.8 279 91.6 87.2-94.6
Medicaid recipient
No 496 87 17.4 14.1-21.4 409 82.6 78.6-85.9
Yes 388 69 16.9 13.0-21.7 319 83.1 78.3-87.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 274 43 15.3 11.5-20.1 231 84.7 79.9-88.5
2500+ grams 610 113 17.3 14.5-20.6 497 82.7 79.4-85.5

1Asked of all mothers living with their baby.
Breastfeeding questions (Survey question 51 and 54) were new in Phase 8. For more information please visit PRAMS–Annual Questionnaires.
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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