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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 HOTLINE OR TOLL-FREE NUMBER1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 840 669 79.5 76.2-82.5 171 20.5 17.5-23.8
Age
< 25 years 188 137 75.8 68.3-82.0 51 24.2 18.0-31.7
25-34 years 484 403 83.2 79.1-86.7 81 16.8 13.3-20.9
35+ years 168 129 74.1 65.2-81.3 39 25.9 18.7-34.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 469 424 90.0 86.5-92.6 45 10.0 7.4-13.5
Non-Hispanic Black 149 121 80.9 71.4-87.8 28 19.1 12.2-28.6
Non-Hispanic Other 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 146 60 40.5 32.1-49.6 86 59.5 50.4-67.9
Education
< High School 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 177 137 74.7 66.2-81.6 40 25.3 18.4-33.8
> High School 562 486 85.9 82.2-88.9 76 14.1 11.1-17.8
Marital Status
Married 544 452 82.1 78.2-85.4 92 17.9 14.6-21.8
Other 296 217 75.4 68.9-80.8 79 24.6 19.2-31.1
Medicaid recipient
No 472 379 78.2 73.6-82.1 93 21.8 17.9-26.4
Yes 368 290 81.1 75.9-85.5 78 18.9 14.5-24.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 255 205 80.7 75.3-85.1 50 19.3 14.9-24.7
2500+ grams 585 464 79.4 75.8-82.6 121 20.6 17.4-24.2

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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