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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: HOSPITAL STAFF GAVE ME INFO ABOUT BREASTFEEDING*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 754 25 3.6 2.3- 5.6 729 96.4 94.4-97.7
Age
< 20 years 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 176 *** *** *** *** *** ***
25-34 years 416 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35+ years 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 427 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 166 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 124 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 135 *** *** *** *** *** ***
> High School 494 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Marital Status
Married 482 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 271 *** *** *** *** *** ***
WIC recipient
No 393 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Yes 358 17 4.4 2.5- 7.7 341 95.6 92.3-97.5
Medicaid recipient
No 349 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Yes 405 20 5.1 3.1- 8.2 385 94.9 91.8-96.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 240 *** *** *** *** *** ***
2500+ grams 514 18 3.7 2.3- 5.8 496 96.3 94.2-97.7

*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.

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