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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: HOSPITAL STAFF HELPED ME LEARN HOW TO BREASTFEED*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 759 140 18.8 15.8-22.3 619 81.2 77.7-84.2
Age
< 20 years 54 4 10.1 3.7-24.3 50 89.9 75.7-96.3
20-24 years 161 24 15.8 10.3-23.6 137 84.2 76.4-89.7
25-34 years 413 84 19.7 15.7-24.4 329 80.3 75.6-84.3
35+ years 131 28 25.9 17.8-36.2 103 74.1 63.8-82.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 473 83 17.8 14.2-22.1 390 82.2 77.9-85.8
Non-Hispanic Black 143 27 16.5 10.6-24.6 116 83.5 75.4-89.4
Non-Hispanic Other 41 10 27.9 14.9-46.1 31 72.1 53.9-85.1
Latina 97 20 23.4 15.1-34.5 77 76.6 65.5-84.9
Education
< High School 100 16 19.3 11.6-30.3 84 80.7 69.7-88.4
High School 178 30 17.3 11.9-24.5 148 82.7 75.5-88.1
> High School 480 94 19.4 15.7-23.6 386 80.6 76.4-84.3
Marital Status
Married 516 99 20.0 16.3-24.2 417 80.0 75.8-83.7
Other 243 41 17.0 12.2-23.2 202 83.0 76.8-87.8
WIC recipient
No 440 81 18.8 14.9-23.4 359 81.2 76.6-85.1
Yes 315 57 18.8 14.3-24.3 258 81.2 75.7-85.7
Medicaid recipient
No 411 76 19.5 15.4-24.3 335 80.5 75.7-84.6
Yes 348 64 18.2 14.0-23.4 284 81.8 76.6-86.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 236 41 17.3 13.0-22.7 195 82.7 77.3-87.0
2500+ grams 523 99 18.9 15.7-22.6 424 81.1 77.4-84.3

*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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