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Received Counseling on Breastfeeding*

1998 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1753 232 11.2 9.5-13.3 1521 88.8 86.7-90.5
Age
< 20 years 269 11 2.0 0.7- 5.6 258 98.0 94.4-99.3
20-24 years 479 59 9.7 6.8-13.6 420 90.3 86.4-93.2
25-34 years 803 132 14.5 11.8-17.8 671 85.5 82.2-88.2
35+ years 202 30 13.1 8.0-20.7 172 86.9 79.3-92.0
Mother's Race
White 1159 190 13.5 11.3-16.1 969 86.5 83.9-88.7
African American 527 36 4.9 2.9- 8.2 491 95.1 91.8-97.1
Other Minorities 67 6 8.2 2.9-21.5 61 91.8 78.5-97.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 85 8 3.7 1.2-10.7 77 96.3 89.3-98.8
No 1667 224 11.9 10.0-14.0 1443 88.1 86.0-90.0
Education
< High School 367 28 6.5 3.9-10.7 339 93.5 89.3-96.1
High School 585 68 9.7 7.0-13.2 517 90.3 86.8-93.0
> High School 799 136 14.8 11.9-18.1 663 85.2 81.9-88.1
Marital Status
Married 1155 188 14.1 11.8-16.8 967 85.9 83.2-88.2
Other 598 44 5.3 3.3- 8.3 554 94.7 91.7-96.7
Income
15,999 or less 531 38 5.5 3.4- 8.7 493 94.5 91.3-96.6
16,000-24,999 274 35 9.6 6.1-14.9 239 90.4 85.1-93.9
25,000-39,999 281 51 16.4 11.6-22.6 230 83.6 77.4-88.4
40,000 or more 527 97 15.7 12.2-19.9 430 84.3 80.1-87.8
WIC recipient
No 925 179 16.1 13.4-19.3 746 83.9 80.7-86.6
Yes 813 51 5.6 3.8- 8.0 762 94.4 92.0-96.2
Medicaid recipient
No 889 158 15.5 12.8-18.6 731 84.5 81.4-87.2
Yes 864 74 6.5 4.6- 9.0 790 93.5 91.0-95.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 302 58 17.9 14.0-22.6 244 82.1 77.4-86.0
1500-2499 grams 545 69 11.6 9.2-14.6 476 88.4 85.4-90.8
2500+ grams 903 105 11.1 9.2-13.3 798 88.9 86.7-90.8

*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.