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2015 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 867 120 13.5 11.0-16.4 747 86.5 83.6-89.0
Age
< 20 years 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
20-24 years 155 21 10.8 6.4-17.6 134 89.2 82.4-93.6
25-34 years 511 69 14.1 10.9-18.1 442 85.9 81.9-89.1
35+ years 162 28 17.8 11.8-25.8 134 82.2 74.2-88.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 473 71 15.0 11.6-19.2 402 85.0 80.8-88.4
Non-Hispanic Black 197 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 60 15 26.4 15.4-41.3 45 73.6 58.7-84.6
Latina 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Education
< High School 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 157 19 11.8 7.0-19.2 138 88.2 80.8-93.0
> High School 591 89 14.3 11.4-17.8 502 85.7 82.2-88.6
Marital Status
Married 584 88 15.8 12.6-19.6 496 84.2 80.4-87.4
Other 283 32 9.5 6.1-14.4 251 90.5 85.6-93.9
WIC recipient
No 528 94 17.6 14.1-21.8 434 82.4 78.2-85.9
Yes 328 22 7.2 4.5-11.4 306 92.8 88.6-95.5
Medicaid recipient
No 545 89 16.2 12.9-20.1 456 83.8 79.9-87.1
Yes 322 31 9.6 6.3-14.5 291 90.4 85.5-93.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 301 41 13.4 10.0-17.7 260 86.6 82.3-90.0
2500+ grams 566 79 13.5 10.9-16.7 487 86.5 83.3-89.1

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.

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