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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 GIFT PACK WITH FORMULA*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 753 262 36.2 32.4-40.2 491 63.8 59.8-67.6
Age
< 20 years 45 *** *** *** 35 72.6 54.7-85.3
20-24 years 177 63 38.7 30.8-47.3 114 61.3 52.7-69.2
25-34 years 414 149 36.4 31.3-41.7 265 63.6 58.3-68.7
35+ years 117 40 35.6 26.3-46.1 77 64.4 53.9-73.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 426 161 38.4 33.4-43.8 265 61.6 56.2-66.6
Non-Hispanic Black 165 44 29.8 21.9-39.1 121 70.2 60.9-78.1
Non-Hispanic Other 42 17 40.2 24.3-58.4 25 59.8 41.6-75.7
Latina 112 35 32.1 23.4-42.1 77 67.9 57.9-76.6
Education
< High School 124 29 23.3 15.8-32.9 95 76.7 67.1-84.2
High School 134 50 40.2 31.1-49.9 84 59.8 50.1-68.9
> High School 494 183 38.8 34.0-43.8 311 61.2 56.2-66.0
Marital Status
Married 482 194 41.3 36.5-46.3 288 58.7 53.7-63.5
Other 270 68 27.2 21.3-34.0 202 72.8 66.0-78.7
WIC recipient
No 391 150 39.6 34.3-45.2 241 60.4 54.8-65.7
Yes 359 112 32.8 27.4-38.8 247 67.2 61.2-72.6
Medicaid recipient
No 349 131 40.3 34.6-46.2 218 59.7 53.8-65.4
Yes 404 131 32.8 27.7-38.3 273 67.2 61.7-72.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 239 69 27.9 22.6-34.0 170 72.1 66.0-77.4
2500+ grams 514 193 36.9 32.7-41.2 321 63.1 58.8-67.3

*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.

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