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Received Counseling on Breastfeeding*

1997 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 832 101 10.8 8.3-13.9 731 89.2 86.1-91.7
Age
< 20 years 125 11 8.4 3.7-17.8 114 91.6 82.2-96.3
20-24 years 217 20 9.5 5.1-17.1 197 90.5 82.9-94.9
25-34 years 396 54 10.5 7.3-14.9 342 89.5 85.1-92.7
35+ years 94 16 18.9 10.7-31.2 78 81.1 68.8-89.3
Mother's Race
White 567 75 10.7 7.8-14.4 492 89.3 85.6-92.2
African American 242 23 9.3 5.2-16.1 219 90.7 83.9-94.8
Other Minorities 23 3 23.8 7.7-54.0 20 76.2 46.0-92.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 19 2 2.0 0.4- 9.3 17 98.0 90.7-99.6
No 813 99 10.9 8.4-14.1 714 89.1 85.9-91.6
Education
< High School 163 14 9.2 4.5-18.0 149 90.8 82.0-95.5
High School 285 29 10.1 6.1-16.3 256 89.9 83.7-93.9
> High School 384 58 12.0 8.6-16.5 326 88.0 83.5-91.4
Marital Status
Married 563 76 12.5 9.3-16.6 487 87.5 83.4-90.7
Other 269 25 7.2 3.9-12.9 244 92.8 87.1-96.1
Income
15,999 or less 253 16 4.0 1.7- 9.3 237 96.0 90.7-98.3
16,000-24,999 130 11 11.6 5.1-24.2 119 88.4 75.8-94.9
25,000-39,999 138 23 12.8 7.3-21.6 115 87.2 78.4-92.7
40,000 or more 259 46 16.0 11.2-22.3 213 84.0 77.7-88.8
WIC recipient
No 452 69 13.7 10.1-18.3 383 86.3 81.7-89.9
Yes 377 31 7.2 4.3-11.9 346 92.8 88.1-95.7
Medicaid recipient
No 431 69 14.7 10.9-19.5 362 85.3 80.5-89.1
Yes 401 32 6.3 3.6-10.7 369 93.7 89.3-96.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 161 23 14.0 9.4-20.3 138 86.0 79.7-90.6
1500-2499 grams 259 32 12.0 8.5-16.6 227 88.0 83.4-91.5
2500+ grams 410 45 10.6 7.9-14.0 365 89.4 86.0-92.1

*Survey Question:
During any of your prenatal care visits, did a doctor, nurse, or other health care worker talk with you about any of the things listed?
16c. Breastfeeding your baby

Percents based on fewer than 50 total respondents may not be reliable.
Interpret these percentages with caution. C.I. = confidence interval.