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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 OR LACTATION SPECIALIST1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 884 126 14.3 11.8-17.3 758 85.7 82.7-88.2
Age
< 25 years 201 29 14.5 9.6-21.3 172 85.5 78.7-90.4
25-34 years 506 77 14.8 11.5-18.9 429 85.2 81.1-88.5
35+ years 177 20 12.7 7.8-20.1 157 87.3 79.9-92.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 488 71 14.7 11.5-18.7 417 85.3 81.3-88.5
Non-Hispanic Black 157 28 16.7 10.4-25.7 129 83.3 74.3-89.6
Non-Hispanic Other 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 152 12 9.6 5.4-16.5 140 90.4 83.5-94.6
Education
< High School 106 21 17.9 10.5-28.9 85 82.1 71.1-89.5
High School 189 29 15.9 10.5-23.5 160 84.1 76.5-89.5
> High School 588 76 13.3 10.3-16.8 512 86.7 83.2-89.7
Marital Status
Married 572 80 14.1 11.2-17.6 492 85.9 82.4-88.8
Other 312 46 14.7 10.3-20.6 266 85.3 79.4-89.7
Medicaid recipient
No 496 59 11.7 8.8-15.4 437 88.3 84.6-91.2
Yes 388 67 17.4 13.2-22.6 321 82.6 77.4-86.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 272 44 16.9 12.8-22.0 228 83.1 78.0-87.2
2500+ grams 612 82 14.1 11.4-17.4 530 85.9 82.6-88.6

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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