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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: 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 767 154 10.6 8.5-13.2 613 89.4 86.8-91.5
Age
< 20 years 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 156 31 10.8 6.5-17.4 125 89.2 82.6-93.5
25-34 years 443 83 9.4 7.0-12.7 360 90.6 87.3-93.0
35+ years 136 30 11.1 6.8-17.6 106 88.9 82.4-93.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 416 85 9.3 6.9-12.6 331 90.7 87.4-93.1
Non-Hispanic Black 133 33 12.7 7.8-20.1 100 87.3 79.9-92.2
Non-Hispanic Other 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 157 21 9.7 5.6-16.2 136 90.3 83.8-94.4
Education
< High School 126 23 13.9 8.3-22.3 103 86.1 77.7-91.7
High School 125 24 12.5 7.2-20.6 101 87.5 79.4-92.8
> High School 515 107 9.3 7.1-12.2 408 90.7 87.8-92.9
Marital Status
Married 501 92 8.9 6.6-11.8 409 91.1 88.2-93.4
Other 266 62 14.0 9.9-19.4 204 86.0 80.6-90.1
WIC recipient
No 454 85 9.0 6.7-12.1 369 91.0 87.9-93.3
Yes 307 68 13.1 9.4-17.9 239 86.9 82.1-90.6
Medicaid recipient
No 498 88 9.4 7.0-12.4 410 90.6 87.6-93.0
Yes 269 66 12.8 9.1-17.8 203 87.2 82.2-90.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 250 116 47.6 41.3-53.9 134 52.4 46.1-58.7
2500+ grams 517 38 7.8 5.6-10.6 479 92.2 89.4-94.4

*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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