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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? OTHER SOURCES1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 627 565 90.6 87.8-92.9 62 9.4 7.1-12.2
Age
< 25 years 146 137 94.6 89.2-97.4 *** *** ***
25-34 years 359 320 89.7 85.6-92.7 39 10.3 7.3-14.4
35+ years 122 108 87.8 79.2-93.1 14 12.2 6.9-20.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 339 303 90.1 86.1-93.0 36 9.9 7.0-13.9
Non-Hispanic Black 109 100 94.6 85.7-98.1 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 119 112 92.3 84.7-96.3 *** *** ***
Education
< High School 81 80 97.7 85.5-99.7 *** *** ***
High School 137 123 88.8 80.5-93.9 14 11.2 6.1-19.5
> High School 409 362 90.0 86.5-92.6 47 10.0 7.4-13.5
Marital Status
Married 402 359 89.6 86.0-92.4 43 10.4 7.6-14.0
Other 225 206 92.2 86.9-95.5 19 7.8 4.5-13.1
Medicaid recipient
No 342 303 88.7 84.4-91.9 39 11.3 8.1-15.6
Yes 285 262 92.9 88.8-95.6 23 7.1 4.4-11.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 196 178 91.0 86.1-94.3 18 9.0 5.7-13.9
2500+ grams 431 387 90.6 87.5-93.0 44 9.4 7.0-12.5

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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