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2002 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

What were your reasons for not breastfeeding your new baby? I DID NOT LIKE BREASTFEEDING

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 458 249 55.0 49.2-60.6 209 45.0 39.4-50.8
Age
< 20 years 96 44 48.5 35.6-61.5 52 51.5 38.5-64.4
20-24 years 156 88 51.4 41.6-61.0 68 48.6 39.0-58.4
25-34 years 167 99 62.7 53.5-71.1 68 37.3 28.9-46.5
35+ years 39 18 49.6 31.1-68.2 21 50.4 31.8-68.9
Race
White 268 161 60.2 52.9-67.0 107 39.8 33.0-47.1
Black 159 71 45.3 35.3-55.7 88 54.7 44.3-64.7
Other 31 17 53.6 33.1-72.9 14 46.4 27.1-66.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 28 22 90.7 71.9-97.4 6 9.3 2.6-28.1
No 430 227 52.5 46.6-58.4 203 47.5 41.6-53.4
Education
< High School 167 88 55.9 46.4-64.9 79 44.1 35.1-53.6
High School 166 87 49.4 39.6-59.3 79 50.6 40.7-60.4
> High School 124 73 60.5 50.1-70.1 51 39.5 29.9-49.9
Marital Status
Married 207 124 58.8 50.6-66.5 83 41.2 33.5-49.4
Other 251 125 51.4 43.4-59.4 126 48.6 40.6-56.6
Income
15,999 or less 190 106 54.4 45.3-63.2 84 45.6 36.8-54.7
16,000-24,999 51 27 55.8 38.7-71.6 24 44.2 28.4-61.3
25,000-39,999 69 42 64.1 49.3-76.7 27 35.9 23.3-50.7
40,000 or more 80 44 52.4 39.3-65.2 36 47.6 34.8-60.7
WIC recipient
No 173 97 54.7 45.6-63.4 76 45.3 36.6-54.4
Yes 280 148 54.5 47.1-61.8 132 45.5 38.2-52.9
Medicaid recipient
No 139 78 55.1 45.4-64.5 61 44.9 35.5-54.6
Yes 319 171 54.9 47.8-61.8 148 45.1 38.2-52.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 211 111 51.3 44.7-57.9 100 48.7 42.1-55.3
2500+ grams 247 138 55.3 49.1-61.4 109 44.7 38.6-50.9

#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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