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2012 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

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 484 182 31.2 26.7-36.1 302 68.8 63.9-73.3
Age
< 20 years 35 22 62.0 43.5-77.5 13 38.0 22.5-56.5
20-24 years 95 32 27.3 18.0-39.0 63 72.7 61.0-82.0
25-34 years 285 97 26.9 21.5-33.1 188 73.1 66.9-78.5
35+ years 69 31 32.7 21.6-46.1 38 67.3 53.9-78.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 286 90 24.0 18.9-29.9 196 76.0 70.1-81.1
Non-Hispanic Black 95 48 44.3 32.7-56.5 47 55.7 43.5-67.3
Non-Hispanic Other 27 18 59.7 37.9-78.2 *** *** ***
Latina 70 24 34.7 23.1-48.4 46 65.3 51.6-76.9
Education
< High School 59 32 52.9 38.3-67.0 27 47.1 33.0-61.7
High School 87 34 40.2 28.8-52.8 53 59.8 47.2-71.2
> High School 338 116 24.1 19.5-29.5 222 75.9 70.5-80.5
Marital Status
Married 313 97 22.2 17.6-27.5 216 77.8 72.5-82.4
Other 171 85 44.9 36.3-53.8 86 55.1 46.2-63.7
WIC recipient
No 250 73 21.1 16.2-27.1 177 78.9 72.9-83.8
Yes 231 107 40.9 33.7-48.6 124 59.1 51.4-66.3
Medicaid recipient
No 279 86 22.5 17.6-28.4 193 77.5 71.6-82.4
Yes 205 96 42.1 34.4-50.2 109 57.9 49.8-65.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 144 91 61.0 52.6-68.8 53 39.0 31.2-47.4
2500+ grams 340 91 28.9 24.1-34.3 249 71.1 65.7-75.9

*Asked only of mothers that delivered at a hospital

For 2012, N.C. PRAMS only collected data on May through December births. Additionally, the overall weighted response ratewas 51%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

Note: New data entry/data processing system introduced starting with 2012 PRAMS data.
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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