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2011 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

Exclusive Breastfeeding at 4 or more weeks*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 568 288 50.8 46.0-55.6 280 49.2 44.4-54.0
Age
< 20 years 39 18 42.4 26.1-60.7 21 57.6 39.3-73.9
20-24 years 152 68 46.9 38.0-56.1 84 53.1 43.9-62.0
25-34 years 298 154 52.3 45.8-58.7 144 47.7 41.3-54.2
35+ years 79 48 59.7 46.4-71.8 31 40.3 28.2-53.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 307 159 50.2 43.8-56.6 148 49.8 43.4-56.2
Non-Hispanic Black 142 58 45.4 35.6-55.6 84 54.6 44.4-64.4
Non-Hispanic Other 31 18 52.1 32.5-71.1 13 47.9 28.9-67.5
Latina 84 52 60.7 48.7-71.4 32 39.3 28.6-51.3
Education
< High School 107 58 56.2 45.0-66.7 49 43.8 33.3-55.0
High School 112 50 46.9 36.5-57.6 62 53.1 42.4-63.5
> High School 348 180 50.6 44.6-56.6 168 49.4 43.4-55.4
Marital Status
Married 327 171 52.8 46.6-58.9 156 47.2 41.1-53.4
Other 240 117 48.4 41.0-55.9 123 51.6 44.1-59.0
WIC recipient
No 254 143 54.3 47.2-61.2 111 45.7 38.8-52.8
Yes 314 145 48.2 41.8-54.7 169 51.8 45.3-58.2
Medicaid recipient
No 225 120 51.4 44.0-58.9 105 48.6 41.1-56.0
Yes 343 168 50.4 44.3-56.6 175 49.6 43.4-55.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 191 95 49.6 42.6-56.6 96 50.4 43.4-57.4
2500+ grams 377 193 50.9 45.8-56.0 184 49.1 44.0-54.2

*(Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question Q52A AND Q52B OPTION A ONLY) How old was your baby the first time he or she drank liquids other than brast milk (such as formula, water, juice, tea, or cow's milk or ate solid food such as bab y cereal, baby food, or any other food)

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2011.The overall weighted response rate was 54%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#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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