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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

What were your reasons for stopping breastfeeding? I HAD TOO MANY HOUSEHOLD DUTIES

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 579 498 88.0 84.2-90.9 81 12.0 9.1-15.8
Age
< 20 years 76 70 95.6 86.3-98.7 6 4.4 1.3-13.7
20-24 years 156 136 90.8 83.7-95.0 20 9.2 5.0-16.3
25-34 years 276 233 84.2 77.9-89.0 43 15.8 11.0-22.1
35+ years 71 59 88.1 75.4-94.7 12 11.9 5.3-24.6
Race
White 406 358 89.4 85.1-92.5 48 10.6 7.5-14.9
Black 156 124 82.8 73.0-89.5 32 17.2 10.5-27.0
Other 17 16 89.4 52.0-98.5 1 10.6 1.5-48.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 74 68 91.1 79.5-96.4 6 8.9 3.6-20.5
No 505 430 87.4 83.3-90.7 75 12.6 9.3-16.7
Education
< High School 117 101 87.7 78.7-93.3 16 12.3 6.7-21.3
High School 182 158 90.4 83.4-94.7 24 9.6 5.3-16.6
> High School 279 238 86.3 80.4-90.7 41 13.7 9.3-19.6
Marital Status
Married 373 318 85.9 80.9-89.8 55 14.1 10.2-19.1
Other 206 180 92.2 86.4-95.6 26 7.8 4.4-13.6
Income
15,999 or less 165 146 96.0 92.0-98.1 19 4.0 1.9- 8.0
16,000-24,999 87 69 79.5 66.5-88.3 18 20.5 11.7-33.5
25,000-39,999 84 70 81.9 69.1-90.1 14 18.1 9.9-30.9
40,000 or more 196 172 88.4 81.7-92.9 24 11.6 7.1-18.3
WIC recipient
No 306 265 86.7 81.1-90.8 41 13.3 9.2-18.9
Yes 269 229 89.1 83.6-93.0 40 10.9 7.0-16.4
Medicaid recipient
No 282 245 87.0 81.3-91.2 37 13.0 8.8-18.7
Yes 297 253 89.0 83.6-92.7 44 11.0 7.3-16.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 286 239 82.8 77.9-86.7 47 17.2 13.3-22.1
2500+ grams 293 259 88.5 84.3-91.7 34 11.5 8.3-15.7

#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 23JUL04

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