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2011 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-CONTENT

During any of your prenatal care visits, did a doctor, nurse or other health care worker talk with you about ? BREASTFEEDING MY BABY*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 947 127 12.4 10.2-15.0 820 87.6 85.0-89.8
Age
< 20 years 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 236 22 8.6 5.3-13.9 214 91.4 86.1-94.7
25-34 years 499 75 14.1 11.0-17.9 424 85.9 82.1-89.0
35+ years 144 27 17.7 11.7-26.0 117 82.3 74.0-88.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 524 90 14.8 11.8-18.4 434 85.2 81.6-88.2
Non-Hispanic Black 240 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 120 12 9.8 5.4-17.2 108 90.2 82.8-94.6
Education
< High School 168 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 189 18 8.0 4.6-13.8 171 92.0 86.2-95.4
> High School 589 101 16.3 13.2-20.0 488 83.7 80.0-86.8
Marital Status
Married 556 102 16.4 13.3-20.2 454 83.6 79.8-86.7
Other 390 25 6.6 4.2-10.3 365 93.4 89.7-95.8
WIC recipient
No 461 93 19.3 15.5-23.7 368 80.7 76.3-84.5
Yes 482 34 6.0 4.0- 9.0 448 94.0 91.0-96.0
Medicaid recipient
No 406 78 18.1 14.3-22.7 328 81.9 77.3-85.7
Yes 541 49 8.2 5.9-11.3 492 91.8 88.7-94.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 322 46 13.4 10.2-17.5 276 86.6 82.5-89.8
2500+ grams 625 81 12.3 9.9-15.1 544 87.7 84.9-90.1

*Asked of women who went for prenatal care.

~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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