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2003 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

What were your or your reasons for stopping breastfeeding? MY HUSBAND OR PARTNER WANTED ME TO STOP BREASTFEEDING

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 582 576 98.8 96.9-99.5 6 1.2 0.5- 3.1
Age
< 20 years 66 66 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
20-24 years 180 179 99.1 93.9-99.9 1 0.9 0.1- 6.1
25-34 years 284 280 98.8 95.9-99.7 4 1.2 0.3- 4.1
35+ years 52 51 95.8 76.0-99.4 1 4.2 0.6-24.0
Race
White 425 423 99.3 97.3-99.8 2 0.7 0.2- 2.7
Black 135 132 96.7 88.4-99.1 3 3.3 0.9-11.6
Other 22 21 99.1 93.6-99.9 1 0.9 0.1- 6.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 54 54 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
No 528 522 98.6 96.5-99.5 6 1.4 0.5- 3.5
Education
< High School 106 106 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
High School 194 193 99.2 94.3-99.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7
> High School 281 276 97.9 94.2-99.3 5 2.1 0.7- 5.8
Marital Status
Married 384 378 98.1 95.3-99.3 6 1.9 0.7- 4.7
Other 198 198 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Income
15,999 or less 150 149 99.9 99.2- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8
16,000-24,999 73 73 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25,000-39,999 97 95 95.5 83.9-98.9 2 4.5 1.1-16.1
40,000 or more 208 205 98.4 94.2-99.6 3 1.6 0.4- 5.8
WIC recipient
No 311 306 98.2 94.9-99.4 5 1.8 0.6- 5.1
Yes 267 266 99.4 95.9-99.9 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1
Medicaid recipient
No 301 297 98.3 95.1-99.4 4 1.7 0.6- 4.9
Yes 281 279 99.3 95.7-99.9 2 0.7 0.1- 4.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 270 268 99.3 97.3-99.8 2 0.7 0.2- 2.7
2500+ grams 312 308 98.7 96.7-99.5 4 1.3 0.5- 3.3

*Data in this table are recoded responses to survey question 54. How old was your baby the first time you fed him or her anything besides breast milk? Include formula, baby food, juice, cow''s milk, water, sugar water, or anything else you fed your baby .

#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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