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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 STAYED IN THE SAME ROOM WITH ME AT THE HOSPITAL*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 753 173 13.4 11.0-16.2 580 86.6 83.8-89.0
Age
< 20 years 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 175 44 15.0 10.1-21.6 131 85.0 78.4-89.9
25-34 years 415 90 12.8 9.7-16.6 325 87.2 83.4-90.3
35+ years 118 29 13.3 8.0-21.3 89 86.7 78.7-92.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 425 93 12.8 9.8-16.6 332 87.2 83.4-90.2
Non-Hispanic Black 166 49 18.4 12.7-25.8 117 81.6 74.2-87.3
Non-Hispanic Other 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 112 24 12.5 7.4-20.3 88 87.5 79.7-92.6
Education
< High School 123 38 18.0 11.7-26.5 85 82.0 73.5-88.3
High School 135 37 16.2 10.6-24.1 98 83.8 75.9-89.4
> High School 494 98 11.1 8.6-14.3 396 88.9 85.7-91.4
Marital Status
Married 481 97 11.7 9.0-15.1 384 88.3 84.9-91.0
Other 271 76 16.4 12.1-21.7 195 83.6 78.3-87.9
WIC recipient
No 393 76 9.9 7.2-13.3 317 90.1 86.7-92.8
Yes 357 95 16.6 12.9-21.3 262 83.4 78.7-87.1
Medicaid recipient
No 350 62 8.5 6.0-11.9 288 91.5 88.1-94.0
Yes 403 111 17.5 13.8-21.9 292 82.5 78.1-86.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 241 122 51.4 45.0-57.8 119 48.6 42.2-55.0
2500+ grams 512 51 10.3 7.9-13.4 461 89.7 86.6-92.1

*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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