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2003 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 1447 207 14.3 12.2-16.7 1240 85.7 83.3-87.8
Age
< 20 years 156 11 7.3 3.3-15.3 145 92.7 84.7-96.7
20-24 years 395 43 9.3 6.3-13.5 352 90.7 86.5-93.7
25-34 years 715 126 18.5 15.3-22.2 589 81.5 77.8-84.7
35+ years 181 27 14.3 9.0-21.9 154 85.7 78.1-91.0
Race
White 994 152 15.5 13.0-18.4 842 84.5 81.6-87.0
Black 390 44 9.4 6.2-14.1 346 90.6 85.9-93.8
Other 63 11 18.7 9.8-32.7 52 81.3 67.3-90.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 144 28 20.0 13.4-28.7 116 80.0 71.3-86.6
No 1300 179 13.5 11.3-16.0 1121 86.5 84.0-88.7
Education
< High School 311 36 12.9 8.8-18.5 275 87.1 81.5-91.2
High School 428 50 11.1 7.9-15.5 378 88.9 84.5-92.1
> High School 707 121 16.9 13.8-20.5 586 83.1 79.5-86.2
Marital Status
Married 915 148 16.6 13.9-19.8 767 83.4 80.2-86.1
Other 532 59 9.9 7.1-13.8 473 90.1 86.2-92.9
Income
15,999 or less 392 44 9.7 6.5-14.2 348 90.3 85.8-93.5
16,000-24,999 190 22 11.6 7.0-18.6 168 88.4 81.4-93.0
25,000-39,999 210 33 13.7 8.9-20.6 177 86.3 79.4-91.1
40,000 or more 499 90 19.9 16.0-24.5 409 80.1 75.5-84.0
WIC recipient
No 751 137 18.9 15.7-22.5 614 81.1 77.5-84.3
Yes 692 70 9.4 7.0-12.5 622 90.6 87.5-93.0
Medicaid recipient
No 701 121 18.0 14.8-21.7 580 82.0 78.3-85.2
Yes 746 86 10.7 8.2-13.9 660 89.3 86.1-91.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 654 89 13.5 11.1-16.2 565 86.5 83.8-88.9
2500+ grams 793 118 14.3 12.1-16.9 675 85.7 83.1-87.9

#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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