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2014 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 945 133 12.1 9.9-14.7 812 87.9 85.3-90.1
Age
< 20 years 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 204 23 10.0 6.1-16.1 181 90.0 83.9-93.9
25-34 years 534 81 13.1 10.2-16.7 453 86.9 83.3-89.8
35+ years 160 24 12.2 7.6-19.1 136 87.8 80.9-92.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 502 78 13.5 10.5-17.2 424 86.5 82.8-89.5
Non-Hispanic Black 185 25 12.7 7.9-19.6 160 87.3 80.4-92.1
Non-Hispanic Other 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 183 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 168 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 183 22 9.7 5.7-15.9 161 90.3 84.1-94.3
> High School 593 96 14.0 11.1-17.4 497 86.0 82.6-88.9
Marital Status
Married 578 91 13.1 10.3-16.4 487 86.9 83.6-89.7
Other 367 42 10.5 7.2-15.1 325 89.5 84.9-92.8
WIC recipient
No 541 97 16.2 12.9-20.1 444 83.8 79.9-87.1
Yes 392 36 7.1 4.7-10.6 356 92.9 89.4-95.3
Medicaid recipient
No 574 94 14.3 11.4-17.9 480 85.7 82.1-88.6
Yes 371 39 8.9 6.0-13.0 332 91.1 87.0-94.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 328 58 17.3 13.5-21.9 270 82.7 78.1-86.5
2500+ grams 617 75 11.6 9.3-14.4 542 88.4 85.6-90.7

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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