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2015 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 TELEPHONE NUMBER TO CALL FOR HELP WITH BREASTFEEDING*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 742 111 17.0 13.9-20.8 631 83.0 79.2-86.1
Age
< 20 years 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 123 28 26.7 17.9-37.7 95 73.3 62.3-82.1
25-34 years 454 66 15.7 12.0-20.4 388 84.3 79.6-88.0
35+ years 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 417 49 14.7 10.7-19.7 368 85.3 80.3-89.3
Non-Hispanic Black 154 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 105 33 35.2 25.1-46.7 72 64.8 53.3-74.9
Education
< High School 82 27 36.3 24.5-50.0 55 63.7 50.0-75.5
High School 126 29 26.5 18.1-37.0 97 73.5 63.0-81.9
> High School 529 54 10.0 7.4-13.5 475 90.0 86.5-92.6
Marital Status
Married 527 66 14.6 11.2-19.0 461 85.4 81.0-88.8
Other 215 45 22.0 15.9-29.7 170 78.0 70.3-84.1
WIC recipient
No 477 54 11.9 8.9-15.8 423 88.1 84.2-91.1
Yes 254 55 24.0 17.9-31.4 199 76.0 68.6-82.1
Medicaid recipient
No 495 65 14.4 11.0-18.7 430 85.6 81.3-89.0
Yes 247 46 21.6 15.7-28.9 201 78.4 71.1-84.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 247 37 16.0 11.8-21.2 210 84.0 78.8-88.2
2500+ grams 495 74 17.1 13.7-21.1 421 82.9 78.9-86.3

*Asked only of mothers that delivered at a hospital

The overall weighted response rate in 2015 was 51%. It fell short of the 55% 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 26OCT17

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