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2001 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-CONTENT

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 below? BREASTFEEDING YOUR BABY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1617 223 13.7 11.6-16.0 1394 86.3 84.0-88.4
Age
< 20 years 224 11 3.6 1.5- 8.5 213 96.4 91.5-98.5
20-24 years 427 50 11.2 7.8-15.8 377 88.8 84.2-92.2
25-34 years 785 126 16.1 13.1-19.6 659 83.9 80.4-86.9
35+ years 181 36 22.4 15.5-31.3 145 77.6 68.7-84.5
Race
White 1099 179 15.3 12.8-18.1 920 84.7 81.9-87.2
Black 459 38 9.2 5.9-14.0 421 90.8 86.0-94.1
Other 59 6 12.0 4.8-27.0 53 88.0 73.0-95.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 161 31 15.3 9.7-23.4 130 84.7 76.6-90.3
No 1454 192 13.4 11.3-15.9 1262 86.6 84.1-88.7
Education
< High School 346 36 7.7 4.8-12.3 310 92.3 87.7-95.2
High School 504 64 12.8 9.4-17.2 440 87.2 82.8-90.6
> High School 763 122 16.8 13.7-20.5 641 83.2 79.5-86.3
Marital Status
Married 1026 168 16.2 13.6-19.2 858 83.8 80.8-86.4
Other 591 55 8.9 6.2-12.6 536 91.1 87.4-93.8
Income
15,999 or less 484 52 9.7 6.7-13.9 432 90.3 86.1-93.3
16,000-24,999 179 17 14.3 8.8-22.6 162 85.7 77.4-91.2
25,000-39,999 246 34 11.9 7.6-18.1 212 88.1 81.9-92.4
40,000 or more 550 106 19.0 15.2-23.3 444 81.0 76.7-84.8
WIC recipient
No 835 157 19.0 15.9-22.6 678 81.0 77.4-84.1
Yes 772 66 8.1 5.9-11.0 706 91.9 89.0-94.1
Medicaid recipient
No 813 139 16.7 13.8-20.1 674 83.3 79.9-86.2
Yes 804 84 10.4 7.9-13.6 720 89.6 86.4-92.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 306 49 16.0 12.6-20.2 257 84.0 79.8-87.4
1500 - 2499 grams 485 56 11.4 8.9-14.4 429 88.6 85.6-91.1
2500+ grams 826 118 13.8 11.6-16.3 708 86.2 83.7-88.4

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
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.

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