SCHS Home Search FAQs Contacts
Navigation Bar

2011 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREAST FEEDING

About things that may have happened at the hospital where new baby was born: THE HOSPITAL GAVE ME A TELEPHONE NUMBER TO CALL FOR HELP WITH BREASTFEEDING*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 753 85 12.9 10.3-16.0 668 87.1 84.0-89.7
Age
< 20 years 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 176 26 16.8 11.1-24.5 150 83.2 75.5-88.9
25-34 years 414 37 9.5 6.7-13.3 377 90.5 86.7-93.3
35+ years 118 15 16.6 9.7-26.9 103 83.4 73.1-90.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 427 40 10.5 7.5-14.5 387 89.5 85.5-92.5
Non-Hispanic Black 166 16 11.9 6.8-19.8 150 88.1 80.2-93.2
Non-Hispanic Other 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 110 25 23.7 16.0-33.7 85 76.3 66.3-84.0
Education
< High School 123 25 20.9 13.7-30.7 98 79.1 69.3-86.3
High School 134 21 18.3 11.7-27.3 113 81.7 72.7-88.3
> High School 495 38 8.6 6.1-11.9 457 91.4 88.1-93.9
Marital Status
Married 481 43 10.6 7.8-14.3 438 89.4 85.7-92.2
Other 271 42 17.0 12.3-23.2 229 83.0 76.8-87.7
WIC recipient
No 393 31 9.2 6.4-13.2 362 90.8 86.8-93.6
Yes 357 52 16.3 12.2-21.5 305 83.7 78.5-87.8
Medicaid recipient
No 349 25 8.0 5.2-11.9 324 92.0 88.1-94.8
Yes 404 60 17.0 13.0-21.9 344 83.0 78.1-87.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 240 23 10.2 6.9-14.8 217 89.8 85.2-93.1
2500+ grams 513 62 13.1 10.3-16.5 451 86.9 83.5-89.7

*Asked only of mothers that delivered at a hospital

~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.

PRAMS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 06MAR13

Contact Us | Site Map | DHHS Disclaimer