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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 FIRST HOUR AFTER MY BABY WAS BORN*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 753 358 37.1 33.3-41.1 395 62.9 58.9-66.7
Age
< 20 years 54 32 50.2 34.7-65.6 22 49.8 34.4-65.3
20-24 years 158 68 35.1 27.2-44.0 90 64.9 56.0-72.8
25-34 years 411 188 34.8 29.9-40.1 223 65.2 59.9-70.1
35+ years 130 70 40.9 31.5-50.9 60 59.1 49.1-68.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 469 222 37.3 32.5-42.3 247 62.7 57.7-67.5
Non-Hispanic Black 142 78 42.4 33.4-51.8 64 57.6 48.2-66.6
Non-Hispanic Other 40 16 31.8 17.8-49.9 24 68.2 50.1-82.2
Latina 97 39 32.2 22.7-43.4 58 67.8 56.6-77.3
Education
< High School 100 47 32.4 22.8-43.7 53 67.6 56.3-77.2
High School 177 88 41.4 33.6-49.7 89 58.6 50.3-66.4
> High School 475 223 36.7 32.1-41.6 252 63.3 58.4-67.9
Marital Status
Married 514 246 39.0 34.4-43.9 268 61.0 56.1-65.6
Other 239 112 34.0 27.7-41.1 127 66.0 58.9-72.3
WIC recipient
No 439 211 38.5 33.6-43.8 228 61.5 56.2-66.4
Yes 310 145 35.8 30.0-42.0 165 64.2 58.0-70.0
Medicaid recipient
No 410 198 38.5 33.4-44.0 212 61.5 56.0-66.6
Yes 343 160 35.8 30.3-41.7 183 64.2 58.3-69.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 235 178 75.7 69.8-80.8 57 24.3 19.2-30.2
2500+ grams 518 180 34.2 30.1-38.5 338 65.8 61.5-69.9

*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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