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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? BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT GROUP1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 849 595 71.4 67.7-74.8 254 28.6 25.2-32.3
Age
< 25 years 190 116 62.9 54.5-70.5 74 37.1 29.5-45.5
25-34 years 489 363 76.0 71.5-80.1 126 24.0 19.9-28.5
35+ years 170 116 69.8 61.3-77.1 54 30.2 22.9-38.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 471 372 80.0 75.7-83.6 99 20.0 16.4-24.3
Non-Hispanic Black 152 105 70.4 60.3-78.9 47 29.6 21.1-39.7
Non-Hispanic Other 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 146 58 42.1 33.5-51.2 88 57.9 48.8-66.5
Education
< High School 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 180 125 69.8 61.3-77.2 55 30.2 22.8-38.7
> High School 569 428 75.9 71.6-79.7 141 24.1 20.3-28.4
Marital Status
Married 550 402 73.9 69.7-77.8 148 26.1 22.2-30.3
Other 299 193 67.3 60.5-73.5 106 32.7 26.5-39.5
Medicaid recipient
No 476 340 71.3 66.5-75.6 136 28.7 24.4-33.5
Yes 373 255 71.5 65.7-76.7 118 28.5 23.3-34.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 258 172 67.1 61.0-72.6 86 32.9 27.4-39.0
2500+ grams 591 423 71.8 67.8-75.4 168 28.2 24.6-32.2

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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