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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

What were your reasons for stopping breastfeeding? MY BABY HAD DIFFICULTY NURSING

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 614 467 76.4 71.9-80.4 147 23.6 19.6-28.1
Age
< 20 years 72 60 76.9 61.8-87.3 12 23.1 12.7-38.2
20-24 years 176 134 74.9 65.8-82.2 42 25.1 17.8-34.2
25-34 years 316 236 78.1 72.0-83.3 80 21.9 16.7-28.0
35+ years 50 37 69.6 52.0-82.9 13 30.4 17.1-48.0
Race
White 433 322 75.6 70.3-80.2 111 24.4 19.8-29.7
Black 160 133 82.3 72.5-89.1 27 17.7 10.9-27.5
Other 21 12 54.4 28.9-77.8 9 45.6 22.2-71.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 63 51 81.1 65.6-90.7 12 18.9 9.3-34.4
No 551 416 75.7 70.9-80.0 135 24.3 20.0-29.1
Education
< High School 100 84 83.7 72.1-91.1 16 16.3 8.9-27.9
High School 191 146 76.2 67.8-83.0 45 23.8 17.0-32.2
> High School 322 237 73.9 67.4-79.5 85 26.1 20.5-32.6
Marital Status
Married 379 274 72.7 66.8-78.0 105 27.3 22.0-33.2
Other 235 193 81.5 74.2-87.1 42 18.5 12.9-25.8
Income
14,999 or less 186 148 78.9 70.1-85.6 38 21.1 14.4-29.9
15,000-24,999 94 75 80.5 68.2-88.8 19 19.5 11.2-31.8
25,000-49,999 134 96 71.5 61.2-80.0 38 28.5 20.0-38.8
50,000 or more 160 115 74.0 65.0-81.4 45 26.0 18.6-35.0
WIC recipient
No 302 230 79.0 72.9-84.1 72 21.0 15.9-27.1
Yes 304 232 74.5 67.6-80.4 72 25.5 19.6-32.4
Medicaid recipient
No 283 212 76.5 69.9-82.1 71 23.5 17.9-30.1
Yes 331 255 76.3 69.9-81.7 76 23.7 18.3-30.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 297 228 77.5 72.5-81.7 69 22.5 18.3-27.5
2500+ grams 317 239 76.3 71.3-80.6 78 23.7 19.4-28.7

#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.

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