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2014 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

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 768 35 6.0 4.2- 8.5 733 94.0 91.5-95.8
Age
< 20 years 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 156 *** *** *** *** *** ***
25-34 years 444 19 5.6 3.4- 9.1 425 94.4 90.9-96.6
35+ years 136 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 416 14 4.4 2.5- 7.7 402 95.6 92.3-97.5
Non-Hispanic Black 134 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 157 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 125 12 13.9 7.6-23.9 113 86.1 76.1-92.4
High School 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
> High School 516 17 4.1 2.4- 6.8 499 95.9 93.2-97.6
Marital Status
Married 502 18 4.0 2.4- 6.7 484 96.0 93.3-97.6
Other 266 17 9.8 6.0-15.5 249 90.2 84.5-94.0
WIC recipient
No 455 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Yes 307 25 11.1 7.4-16.4 282 88.9 83.6-92.6
Medicaid recipient
No 498 16 3.4 1.9- 5.9 482 96.6 94.1-98.1
Yes 270 19 10.5 6.6-16.2 251 89.5 83.8-93.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 250 *** *** *** *** *** ***
2500+ grams 518 28 6.2 4.3- 8.9 490 93.8 91.1-95.7

*Asked only of mothers that delivered at a hospital

The overall weighted response rate in 2014 was 55%. It fell short of the 60% rate that PRAMS has regarded as the epidemiologically valid threshold.

*** 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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