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2010 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

About things that may have happened at the hospital where new baby was born: I BREASTFEED MY BABY IN THE HOSPITAL*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 756 94 7.8 5.9-10.1 662 92.2 89.9-94.1
Age
< 20 years 54 8 11.8 5.0-25.3 46 88.2 74.7-95.0
20-24 years 161 23 8.4 5.0-13.9 138 91.6 86.1-95.0
25-34 years 411 48 7.1 4.9-10.3 363 92.9 89.7-95.1
35+ years 130 15 6.5 3.1-13.1 115 93.5 86.9-96.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 472 50 6.6 4.5- 9.5 422 93.4 90.5-95.5
Non-Hispanic Black 143 25 9.0 5.1-15.2 118 91.0 84.8-94.9
Non-Hispanic Other 40 5 7.6 2.5-20.7 35 92.4 79.3-97.5
Latina 96 12 10.7 5.7-19.1 84 89.3 80.9-94.3
Education
< High School 99 16 10.9 5.8-19.5 83 89.1 80.5-94.2
High School 178 29 10.9 6.9-16.8 149 89.1 83.2-93.1
> High School 478 49 5.4 3.7- 7.8 429 94.6 92.2-96.3
Marital Status
Married 515 56 7.1 5.0- 9.9 459 92.9 90.1-95.0
Other 241 38 8.8 5.8-13.3 203 91.2 86.7-94.2
WIC recipient
No 439 41 5.0 3.3- 7.6 398 95.0 92.4-96.7
Yes 313 52 10.8 7.7-15.1 261 89.2 84.9-92.3
Medicaid recipient
No 409 39 6.1 3.9- 9.4 370 93.9 90.6-96.1
Yes 347 55 9.3 6.6-12.9 292 90.7 87.1-93.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 234 63 28.1 22.6-34.3 171 71.9 65.7-77.4
2500+ grams 522 31 6.2 4.4- 8.8 491 93.8 91.2-95.6

*Asked only of mothers that delivered at a hospital

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2010.The overall weighted response rate was 56%.

#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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