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Received Counseling on Breastfeeding*

1999 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1729 199 10.0 8.3-12.0 1530 90.0 88.0-91.7
Age
< 20 years 255 17 6.3 3.3-11.9 238 93.7 88.1-96.7
20-24 years 451 39 7.3 4.8-11.1 412 92.7 88.9-95.2
25-34 years 827 117 12.0 9.5-15.1 710 88.0 84.9-90.5
35+ years 196 26 12.7 7.7-20.3 170 87.3 79.7-92.3
Mother's Race
White 1172 149 11.2 9.2-13.7 1023 88.8 86.3-90.8
African American 496 43 6.2 3.8-10.1 453 93.8 89.9-96.2
Other Minorities 61 7 9.7 3.5-24.1 54 90.3 75.9-96.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 104 5 5.1 1.7-14.1 99 94.9 85.9-98.3
No 1625 194 10.5 8.7-12.5 1431 89.5 87.5-91.3
Education
< High School 386 39 7.2 4.5-11.4 347 92.8 88.6-95.5
High School 577 60 8.9 6.2-12.6 517 91.1 87.4-93.8
> High School 765 100 12.2 9.6-15.3 665 87.8 84.7-90.4
Marital Status
Married 1149 150 11.5 9.4-14.0 999 88.5 86.0-90.6
Other 580 49 6.6 4.4-10.0 531 93.4 90.0-95.6
Income
15,999 or less 495 44 8.1 5.4-12.0 451 91.9 88.0-94.6
16,000-24,999 271 20 3.6 1.7- 7.6 251 96.4 92.4-98.3
25,000-39,999 267 39 12.7 8.5-18.7 228 87.3 81.3-91.5
40,000 or more 533 81 14.0 10.7-18.0 452 86.0 82.0-89.3
WIC recipient
No 904 144 14.0 11.4-17.1 760 86.0 82.9-88.6
Yes 814 53 5.3 3.6- 7.7 761 94.7 92.3-96.4
Medicaid recipient
No 867 130 13.2 10.6-16.3 737 86.8 83.7-89.4
Yes 862 69 6.5 4.6- 9.0 793 93.5 91.0-95.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 309 47 14.9 11.3-19.4 262 85.1 80.6-88.7
1500-2499 grams 542 64 11.8 9.3-14.8 478 88.2 85.2-90.7
2500+ grams 873 88 9.8 8.0-12.0 785 90.2 88.0-92.0

*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.