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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 GAVE ME INFO ABOUT BREASTFEEDING*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 884 40 4.9 3.5- 6.8 844 95.1 93.2-96.5
Age
< 20 years 70 1 1.4 0.2- 9.5 69 98.6 90.5-99.8
20-24 years 190 6 2.9 1.2- 7.2 184 97.1 92.8-98.8
25-34 years 478 27 6.1 4.0- 9.1 451 93.9 90.9-96.0
35+ years 146 6 5.6 2.5-12.0 140 94.4 88.0-97.5
Race
White 680 34 5.4 3.8- 7.7 646 94.6 92.3-96.2
Black 166 5 3.6 1.4- 9.1 161 96.4 90.9-98.6
Other 38 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7 37 99.5 96.3-99.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 136 12 10.3 5.8-17.6 124 89.7 82.4-94.2
No 748 28 3.6 2.4- 5.5 720 96.4 94.5-97.6
Education
< High School 136 7 5.1 2.1-12.0 129 94.9 88.0-97.9
High School 205 11 5.3 2.8- 9.9 194 94.7 90.1-97.2
> High School 542 22 4.6 2.9- 7.1 520 95.4 92.9-97.1
Marital Status
Married 594 28 5.4 3.7- 7.9 566 94.6 92.1-96.3
Other 290 12 3.9 2.0- 7.6 278 96.1 92.4-98.0
Income
14,999 or less 134 8 4.9 2.1-11.2 126 95.1 88.8-97.9
15,000-24,999 193 14 7.9 4.5-13.5 179 92.1 86.5-95.5
25,000-49,999 188 4 1.7 0.5- 5.3 184 98.3 94.7-99.5
50,000 or more 325 12 4.8 2.8- 8.3 313 95.2 91.7-97.2
WIC recipient
No 528 23 5.1 3.4- 7.8 505 94.9 92.2-96.6
Yes 354 17 4.6 2.6- 7.9 337 95.4 92.1-97.4
Medicaid recipient
No 488 18 4.3 2.7- 6.9 470 95.7 93.1-97.3
Yes 396 22 5.5 3.4- 8.7 374 94.5 91.3-96.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 283 10 3.8 2.1- 7.0 273 96.2 93.0-97.9
2500+ grams 601 30 5.0 3.5- 7.0 571 95.0 93.0-96.5

*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.

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