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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 BREAST PUMP TO USE*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 747 340 57.5 53.3-61.6 407 42.5 38.4-46.7
Age
< 20 years 27 15 63.3 40.6-81.3 12 36.7 18.7-59.4
20-24 years 124 61 60.5 49.9-70.2 63 39.5 29.8-50.1
25-34 years 456 211 57.0 51.6-62.2 245 43.0 37.8-48.4
35+ years 140 53 53.9 44.4-63.2 87 46.1 36.8-55.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 420 196 56.4 50.9-61.8 224 43.6 38.2-49.1
Non-Hispanic Black 154 52 49.4 39.3-59.6 102 50.6 40.4-60.7
Non-Hispanic Other 54 26 53.1 37.7-68.0 28 46.9 32.0-62.3
Latina 106 56 69.1 58.2-78.2 50 30.9 21.8-41.8
Education
< High School 83 43 68.1 54.9-79.0 40 31.9 21.0-45.1
High School 126 63 60.6 50.1-70.1 63 39.4 29.9-49.9
> High School 533 232 54.3 49.3-59.1 301 45.7 40.9-50.7
Marital Status
Married 531 238 55.5 50.5-60.3 293 44.5 39.7-49.5
Other 216 102 61.7 53.7-69.2 114 38.3 30.8-46.3
WIC recipient
No 477 208 55.2 50.1-60.3 269 44.8 39.7-49.9
Yes 259 126 61.0 53.6-67.9 133 39.0 32.1-46.4
Medicaid recipient
No 497 223 56.8 51.7-61.7 274 43.2 38.3-48.3
Yes 250 117 58.8 51.1-66.0 133 41.2 34.0-48.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 249 45 19.1 14.6-24.5 204 80.9 75.5-85.4
2500+ grams 498 295 60.6 56.0-64.9 203 39.4 35.1-44.0

*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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