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2005 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

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Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 348 236 58.5 51.6-65.1 112 41.5 34.9-48.4
Age
< 20 years 35 27 70.1 43.5-87.8 8 29.9 12.2-56.5
20-24 years 99 72 63.0 49.4-74.8 27 37.0 25.2-50.6
25-34 years 183 120 56.8 47.6-65.5 63 43.2 34.5-52.4
35+ years 31 17 45.8 25.6-67.6 14 54.2 32.4-74.4
Race
White 268 175 56.9 49.3-64.2 93 43.1 35.8-50.7
Black 68 54 68.3 49.9-82.3 14 31.7 17.7-50.1
Other 12 7 52.2 16.8-85.5 5 47.8 14.5-83.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 49 30 50.2 34.0-66.4 19 49.8 33.6-66.0
No 299 206 60.5 53.0-67.6 93 39.5 32.4-47.0
Education
< High School 69 45 55.3 40.2-69.5 24 44.7 30.5-59.8
High School 98 68 54.3 40.7-67.3 30 45.7 32.7-59.3
> High School 180 122 61.4 52.0-70.0 58 38.6 30.0-48.0
Marital Status
Married 223 142 54.3 46.1-62.3 81 45.7 37.7-53.9
Other 125 94 66.6 54.0-77.2 31 33.4 22.8-46.0
Income
14,999 or less 101 64 49.5 36.7-62.3 37 50.5 37.7-63.3
15,000-24,999 58 41 59.3 41.0-75.4 17 40.7 24.6-59.0
25,000-49,999 62 43 60.9 45.5-74.4 19 39.1 25.6-54.5
50,000 or more 96 64 64.5 51.9-75.4 32 35.5 24.6-48.1
WIC recipient
No 180 121 60.1 50.9-68.7 59 39.9 31.3-49.1
Yes 166 113 56.7 46.3-66.5 53 43.3 33.5-53.7
Medicaid recipient
No 163 108 59.0 49.4-67.9 55 41.0 32.1-50.6
Yes 185 128 58.1 48.2-67.5 57 41.9 32.5-51.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 176 140 80.3 74.0-85.4 36 19.7 14.6-26.0
2500+ grams 172 96 56.2 48.6-63.5 76 43.8 36.5-51.4

~Due to low response rates in the later part of the year, the 2005 PRAMS tables only comprise data for January through August births.

#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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