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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? FAMILY OR FRIENDS1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 864 248 29.6 26.1-33.3 616 70.4 66.7-73.9
Age
< 25 years 197 46 23.7 17.4-31.4 151 76.3 68.6-82.6
25-34 years 497 150 31.6 27.0-36.7 347 68.4 63.3-73.0
35+ years 170 52 31.8 24.4-40.2 118 68.2 59.8-75.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 484 140 30.2 25.8-34.9 344 69.8 65.1-74.2
Non-Hispanic Black 153 60 35.6 26.5-45.8 93 64.4 54.2-73.5
Non-Hispanic Other 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 144 28 21.9 15.2-30.5 116 78.1 69.5-84.8
Education
< High School 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 185 50 29.2 22.0-37.7 135 70.8 62.3-78.0
> High School 579 172 30.2 26.0-34.7 407 69.8 65.3-74.0
Marital Status
Married 561 153 28.9 24.9-33.3 408 71.1 66.7-75.1
Other 303 95 30.6 24.5-37.5 208 69.4 62.5-75.5
Medicaid recipient
No 483 122 26.1 21.9-30.8 361 73.9 69.2-78.1
Yes 381 126 33.6 28.1-39.6 255 66.4 60.4-71.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 264 74 29.7 24.3-35.6 190 70.3 64.4-75.7
2500+ grams 600 174 29.5 25.8-33.6 426 70.5 66.4-74.2

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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