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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: MY BABY WAS FED ONLY BREAST MILK AT THE HOSPITAL*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 753 381 46.6 42.6-50.7 372 53.4 49.3-57.4
Age
< 20 years 45 31 72.1 54.8-84.7 14 27.9 15.3-45.2
20-24 years 177 99 52.0 43.5-60.4 78 48.0 39.6-56.5
25-34 years 414 187 41.0 35.8-46.5 227 59.0 53.5-64.2
35+ years 117 64 45.9 35.7-56.5 53 54.1 43.5-64.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 427 180 37.5 32.5-42.9 247 62.5 57.1-67.5
Non-Hispanic Black 166 114 69.0 59.8-76.9 52 31.0 23.1-40.2
Non-Hispanic Other 42 21 43.6 27.4-61.3 21 56.4 38.7-72.6
Latina 110 64 57.0 46.6-66.8 46 43.0 33.2-53.4
Education
< High School 123 80 64.2 53.8-73.5 43 35.8 26.5-46.2
High School 135 79 54.5 44.8-63.9 56 45.5 36.1-55.2
> High School 494 222 39.2 34.4-44.1 272 60.8 55.9-65.6
Marital Status
Married 483 211 39.3 34.5-44.3 272 60.7 55.7-65.5
Other 269 169 59.8 52.6-66.5 100 40.2 33.5-47.4
WIC recipient
No 392 165 36.6 31.5-42.1 227 63.4 57.9-68.5
Yes 359 216 57.1 51.0-62.9 143 42.9 37.1-49.0
Medicaid recipient
No 349 147 36.9 31.4-42.7 202 63.1 57.3-68.6
Yes 404 234 54.7 49.0-60.3 170 45.3 39.7-51.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 240 158 66.4 60.1-72.1 82 33.6 27.9-39.9
2500+ grams 513 223 45.0 40.7-49.5 290 55.0 50.5-59.3

*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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