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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 STAYED IN THE SAME ROOM WITH ME AT THE HOSPITAL*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 756 203 14.9 12.5-17.8 553 85.1 82.2-87.5
Age
< 20 years 54 15 16.1 7.9-30.1 39 83.9 69.9-92.1
20-24 years 160 34 10.1 6.4-15.6 126 89.9 84.4-93.6
25-34 years 412 109 14.8 11.6-18.8 303 85.2 81.2-88.4
35+ years 130 45 22.6 15.5-31.7 85 77.4 68.3-84.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 471 116 12.8 10.1-16.1 355 87.2 83.9-89.9
Non-Hispanic Black 142 50 19.0 13.1-26.9 92 81.0 73.1-86.9
Non-Hispanic Other 41 10 21.8 10.1-40.9 31 78.2 59.1-89.9
Latina 97 24 15.4 9.1-24.8 73 84.6 75.2-90.9
Education
< High School 100 25 12.7 7.0-22.0 75 87.3 78.0-93.0
High School 178 48 14.3 9.9-20.3 130 85.7 79.7-90.1
> High School 477 130 15.9 12.8-19.6 347 84.1 80.4-87.2
Marital Status
Married 515 128 14.3 11.4-17.8 387 85.7 82.2-88.6
Other 241 75 15.9 11.7-21.3 166 84.1 78.7-88.3
WIC recipient
No 439 119 16.7 13.2-20.8 320 83.3 79.2-86.8
Yes 313 82 12.5 9.3-16.6 231 87.5 83.4-90.7
Medicaid recipient
No 410 107 15.2 11.9-19.2 303 84.8 80.8-88.1
Yes 346 96 14.7 11.2-19.0 250 85.3 81.0-88.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 236 144 62.2 55.8-68.2 92 37.8 31.8-44.2
2500+ grams 520 59 11.3 8.8-14.5 461 88.7 85.5-91.2

*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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