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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

About things that may have happened at the hospital where new baby was born: HOSPITAL STAFF HELPED ME LEARN HOW TO BREASTFEED*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 881 139 16.5 13.8-19.6 742 83.5 80.4-86.2
Age
< 20 years 70 6 9.7 3.9-22.0 64 90.3 78.0-96.1
20-24 years 190 34 17.6 12.0-25.0 156 82.4 75.0-88.0
25-34 years 476 82 17.9 14.2-22.4 394 82.1 77.6-85.8
35+ years 145 17 13.5 8.3-21.2 128 86.5 78.8-91.7
Race
White 677 104 15.0 12.2-18.3 573 85.0 81.7-87.8
Black 166 30 22.8 15.7-31.9 136 77.2 68.1-84.3
Other 38 5 11.3 3.5-30.9 33 88.7 69.1-96.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 133 18 14.4 8.9-22.6 115 85.6 77.4-91.1
No 748 121 16.9 13.9-20.4 627 83.1 79.6-86.1
Education
< High School 133 28 22.0 14.7-31.7 105 78.0 68.3-85.3
High School 205 38 18.1 12.8-24.9 167 81.9 75.1-87.2
> High School 542 73 14.1 11.0-17.8 469 85.9 82.2-89.0
Marital Status
Married 593 91 16.0 12.9-19.7 502 84.0 80.3-87.1
Other 288 48 17.3 12.6-23.3 240 82.7 76.7-87.4
Income
14,999 or less 133 30 22.3 14.9-32.1 103 77.7 67.9-85.1
15,000-24,999 192 44 22.7 16.6-30.3 148 77.3 69.7-83.4
25,000-49,999 188 25 15.1 10.0-22.0 163 84.9 78.0-90.0
50,000 or more 325 36 10.8 7.6-15.2 289 89.2 84.8-92.4
WIC recipient
No 527 71 14.4 11.3-18.3 456 85.6 81.7-88.7
Yes 352 68 19.2 14.7-24.6 284 80.8 75.4-85.3
Medicaid recipient
No 488 61 13.3 10.2-17.2 427 86.7 82.8-89.8
Yes 393 78 19.8 15.6-25.0 315 80.2 75.0-84.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 283 46 16.9 12.9-21.8 237 83.1 78.2-87.1
2500+ grams 598 93 16.4 13.6-19.8 505 83.6 80.2-86.4

*Asked only of mothers that delivered at a hospital

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009.The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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.

This page was generated on 28JUL11

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