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2007 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 ? BREASTFEEDING MY BABY*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1631 252 14.6 12.6-16.9 1379 85.4 83.1-87.4
Age
< 20 years 189 18 8.3 4.6-14.8 171 91.7 85.2-95.4
20-24 years 390 37 9.6 6.5-13.9 353 90.4 86.1-93.5
25-34 years 823 150 18.1 15.0-21.6 673 81.9 78.4-85.0
35+ years 229 47 17.7 12.5-24.6 182 82.3 75.4-87.5
Race
White 1131 183 14.7 12.4-17.3 948 85.3 82.7-87.6
Black 431 55 13.1 9.3-18.2 376 86.9 81.8-90.7
Other 69 14 21.3 11.7-35.5 55 78.7 64.5-88.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 206 23 9.7 5.9-15.4 183 90.3 84.6-94.1
No 1422 229 15.6 13.4-18.1 1193 84.4 81.9-86.6
Education
< High School 323 25 8.3 5.1-13.0 298 91.7 87.0-94.9
High School 446 55 10.2 7.2-14.3 391 89.8 85.7-92.8
> High School 856 172 20.1 17.0-23.6 684 79.9 76.4-83.0
Marital Status
Married 997 178 17.7 15.0-20.8 819 82.3 79.2-85.0
Other 634 74 10.2 7.6-13.7 560 89.8 86.3-92.4
Income
14,999 or less 426 48 10.0 6.9-14.3 378 90.0 85.7-93.1
15,000-24,999 253 39 16.5 11.5-23.1 214 83.5 76.9-88.5
25,000-49,999 302 44 13.0 9.0-18.3 258 87.0 81.7-91.0
50,000 or more 538 111 20.8 16.9-25.2 427 79.2 74.8-83.1
WIC recipient
No 929 183 19.7 16.7-23.1 746 80.3 76.9-83.3
Yes 693 66 8.2 6.0-11.1 627 91.8 88.9-94.0
Medicaid recipient
No 779 159 20.8 17.5-24.5 620 79.2 75.5-82.5
Yes 852 93 9.4 7.3-12.2 759 90.6 87.8-92.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 747 115 14.6 12.3-17.2 632 85.4 82.8-87.7
2500+ grams 884 137 14.6 12.5-17.1 747 85.4 82.9-87.5

*Asked of women who went for prenatal care.

#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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