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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: MY BABY WAS FED ONLY BREAST MILK AT THE HOSPITAL*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 757 404 49.9 45.7-54.0 353 50.1 46.0-54.3
Age
< 20 years 54 29 52.7 37.0-67.9 25 47.3 32.1-63.0
20-24 years 161 84 49.1 40.4-57.9 77 50.9 42.1-59.6
25-34 years 413 222 49.5 44.0-54.9 191 50.5 45.1-56.0
35+ years 129 69 50.8 40.7-60.8 60 49.2 39.2-59.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 473 238 44.8 39.7-49.9 235 55.2 50.1-60.3
Non-Hispanic Black 143 88 60.7 51.1-69.5 55 39.3 30.5-48.9
Non-Hispanic Other 40 23 54.5 36.4-71.4 17 45.5 28.6-63.6
Latina 96 52 53.5 42.1-64.6 44 46.5 35.4-57.9
Education
< High School 100 54 52.4 40.7-63.8 46 47.6 36.2-59.3
High School 177 106 57.8 49.5-65.8 71 42.2 34.2-50.5
> High School 479 244 45.6 40.6-50.6 235 54.4 49.4-59.4
Marital Status
Married 514 263 47.7 42.9-52.6 251 52.3 47.4-57.1
Other 243 141 53.2 45.9-60.4 102 46.8 39.6-54.1
WIC recipient
No 438 218 45.9 40.7-51.3 220 54.1 48.7-59.3
Yes 315 182 53.3 46.9-59.6 133 46.7 40.4-53.1
Medicaid recipient
No 409 207 46.5 41.0-52.0 202 53.5 48.0-59.0
Yes 348 197 53.0 46.9-59.0 151 47.0 41.0-53.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 235 157 67.1 60.8-72.9 78 32.9 27.1-39.2
2500+ grams 522 247 48.5 44.2-53.0 275 51.5 47.0-55.8

*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.

This page was generated on 16NOV12

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