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2005 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 MY BABY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 994 132 13.8 11.3-16.6 862 86.2 83.4-88.7
Age
< 20 years 93 9 11.1 5.0-22.6 84 88.9 77.4-95.0
20-24 years 242 19 8.0 4.6-13.7 223 92.0 86.3-95.4
25-34 years 507 80 15.4 11.9-19.6 427 84.6 80.4-88.1
35+ years 152 24 19.6 12.9-28.7 128 80.4 71.3-87.1
Race
White 718 104 14.9 12.0-18.3 614 85.1 81.7-88.0
Black 238 24 10.5 6.2-17.2 214 89.5 82.8-93.8
Other 38 4 8.3 2.3-25.4 34 91.7 74.6-97.7
Hispanic origin
Yes 124 15 13.4 7.7-22.3 109 86.6 77.7-92.3
No 870 117 13.8 11.2-16.9 753 86.2 83.1-88.8
Education
< High School 189 13 7.6 4.0-13.9 176 92.4 86.1-96.0
High School 288 31 11.8 7.6-17.7 257 88.2 82.3-92.4
> High School 515 87 17.1 13.6-21.4 428 82.9 78.6-86.4
Marital Status
Married 643 101 16.3 13.1-20.0 542 83.7 80.0-86.9
Other 351 31 9.1 5.8-14.0 320 90.9 86.0-94.2
Income
14,999 or less 282 25 9.2 5.6-14.7 257 90.8 85.3-94.4
15,000-24,999 154 17 14.6 8.5-23.9 137 85.4 76.1-91.5
25,000-49,999 176 33 17.7 12.1-25.2 143 82.3 74.8-87.9
50,000 or more 293 53 19.1 14.2-25.1 240 80.9 74.9-85.8
WIC recipient
No 543 94 18.6 14.9-22.9 449 81.4 77.1-85.1
Yes 447 37 7.8 5.1-11.7 410 92.2 88.3-94.9
Medicaid recipient
No 467 85 18.6 14.8-23.2 382 81.4 76.8-85.2
Yes 527 47 9.4 6.6-13.1 480 90.6 86.9-93.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 447 52 11.1 8.6-14.2 395 88.9 85.8-91.4
2500+ grams 547 80 14.0 11.3-17.1 467 86.0 82.9-88.7

~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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