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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: THE HOSPITAL GAVE ME A BREAST PUMP TO USE*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 771 346 54.3 50.3-58.4 425 45.7 41.6-49.7
Age
< 20 years 33 12 46.4 26.6-67.3 21 53.6 32.7-73.4
20-24 years 156 67 51.7 42.6-60.6 89 48.3 39.4-57.4
25-34 years 445 209 57.2 51.8-62.4 236 42.8 37.6-48.2
35+ years 137 58 50.6 41.3-59.9 79 49.4 40.1-58.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 418 199 57.9 52.5-63.1 219 42.1 36.9-47.5
Non-Hispanic Black 134 50 49.2 39.0-59.4 84 50.8 40.6-61.0
Non-Hispanic Other 47 21 55.5 38.4-71.4 26 44.5 28.6-61.6
Latina 158 67 47.8 38.9-56.8 91 52.2 43.2-61.1
Education
< High School 127 55 49.2 39.1-59.4 72 50.8 40.6-60.9
High School 126 57 54.2 44.0-63.9 69 45.8 36.1-56.0
> High School 517 233 55.5 50.6-60.4 284 44.5 39.6-49.4
Marital Status
Married 504 243 57.3 52.3-62.0 261 42.7 38.0-47.7
Other 267 103 48.8 41.6-56.0 164 51.2 44.0-58.4
WIC recipient
No 456 213 57.3 52.1-62.3 243 42.7 37.7-47.9
Yes 309 129 49.6 42.9-56.2 180 50.4 43.8-57.1
Medicaid recipient
No 500 232 55.7 50.7-60.6 268 44.3 39.4-49.3
Yes 271 114 52.0 44.8-59.0 157 48.0 41.0-55.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 251 54 21.9 17.1-27.6 197 78.1 72.4-82.9
2500+ grams 520 292 56.9 52.5-61.2 228 43.1 38.8-47.5

*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.

This page was generated on 27JAN17

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