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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 298 173 53.0 45.7-60.1 125 47.0 39.9-54.3
Age
< 20 years 46 21 33.6 19.6-51.2 25 66.4 48.8-80.4
20-24 years 82 48 55.5 42.1-68.2 34 44.5 31.8-57.9
25-34 years 136 81 58.7 47.9-68.7 55 41.3 31.3-52.1
35+ years 34 23 55.6 32.3-76.6 11 44.4 23.4-67.7
Race
White 169 107 61.8 52.6-70.2 62 38.2 29.8-47.4
Black 118 62 40.4 29.2-52.7 56 59.6 47.3-70.8
Other 11 4 24.2 5.0-65.8 7 75.8 34.2-95.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 24 19 74.0 45.7-90.5 5 26.0 9.5-54.3
No 274 154 51.1 43.6-58.6 120 48.9 41.4-56.4
Education
< High School 81 41 48.1 34.7-61.8 40 51.9 38.2-65.3
High School 111 62 50.2 38.3-62.0 49 49.8 38.0-61.7
> High School 106 70 59.6 47.6-70.5 36 40.4 29.5-52.4
Marital Status
Married 141 93 62.0 51.8-71.3 48 38.0 28.7-48.2
Other 157 80 45.3 35.5-55.5 77 54.7 44.5-64.5
Income
14,999 or less 117 59 49.4 37.7-61.2 58 50.6 38.8-62.3
15,000-24,999 50 35 64.0 45.5-79.1 15 36.0 20.9-54.5
25,000-49,999 49 32 57.9 40.6-73.5 17 42.1 26.5-59.4
50,000 or more 46 27 52.9 35.6-69.6 19 47.1 30.4-64.4
WIC recipient
No 115 72 59.0 47.8-69.3 43 41.0 30.7-52.2
Yes 176 96 48.8 39.3-58.3 80 51.2 41.7-60.7
Medicaid recipient
No 86 58 62.6 49.3-74.2 28 37.4 25.8-50.7
Yes 212 115 49.3 40.8-57.9 97 50.7 42.1-59.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 141 89 61.8 53.5-69.4 52 38.2 30.6-46.5
2500+ grams 157 84 52.1 44.2-59.9 73 47.9 40.1-55.8

~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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