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2002 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 1507 191 11.7 9.9-13.9 1316 88.3 86.1-90.1
Age
< 20 years 193 16 10.6 6.0-17.9 177 89.4 82.1-94.0
20-24 years 390 42 10.5 7.2-14.9 348 89.5 85.1-92.8
25-34 years 739 105 12.7 10.1-15.9 634 87.3 84.1-89.9
35+ years 185 28 11.7 7.2-18.4 157 88.3 81.6-92.8
Race
White 1038 151 13.5 11.2-16.1 887 86.5 83.9-88.8
Black 396 33 7.1 4.3-11.4 363 92.9 88.6-95.7
Other 73 7 6.9 2.5-17.4 66 93.1 82.6-97.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 148 23 16.9 10.7-25.7 125 83.1 74.3-89.3
No 1359 168 11.1 9.2-13.4 1191 88.9 86.6-90.8
Education
< High School 330 36 12.1 8.4-17.1 294 87.9 82.9-91.6
High School 430 42 9.2 6.2-13.4 388 90.8 86.6-93.8
> High School 744 113 13.1 10.4-16.3 631 86.9 83.7-89.6
Marital Status
Married 966 138 12.9 10.6-15.6 828 87.1 84.4-89.4
Other 541 53 9.3 6.5-13.1 488 90.7 86.9-93.5
Income
15,999 or less 443 41 9.8 6.7-14.1 402 90.2 85.9-93.3
16,000-24,999 168 27 17.0 10.9-25.5 141 83.0 74.5-89.1
25,000-39,999 203 31 11.2 6.9-17.5 172 88.8 82.5-93.1
40,000 or more 546 83 12.7 9.8-16.3 463 87.3 83.7-90.2
WIC recipient
No 814 125 13.5 10.9-16.5 689 86.5 83.5-89.1
Yes 684 66 9.7 7.2-13.0 618 90.3 87.0-92.8
Medicaid recipient
No 744 109 12.9 10.3-16.0 635 87.1 84.0-89.7
Yes 763 82 10.5 8.0-13.7 681 89.5 86.3-92.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 672 93 13.2 10.9-15.8 579 86.8 84.2-89.1
2500+ grams 835 98 11.6 9.6-14.0 737 88.4 86.0-90.4

#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.

This page was generated on 20JUL04

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