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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

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

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 614 536 86.7 82.9-89.8 78 13.3 10.2-17.1
Age
< 20 years 72 66 93.6 81.2-98.0 6 6.4 2.0-18.8
20-24 years 176 162 90.2 82.6-94.6 14 9.8 5.4-17.4
25-34 years 316 265 83.4 77.6-87.9 51 16.6 12.1-22.4
35+ years 50 43 83.4 66.7-92.7 7 16.6 7.3-33.3
Race
White 433 379 86.5 82.0-89.9 54 13.5 10.1-18.0
Black 160 139 86.0 76.5-92.1 21 14.0 7.9-23.5
Other 21 18 97.7 92.6-99.3 3 2.3 0.7- 7.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 63 61 96.7 82.6-99.5 2 3.3 0.5-17.4
No 551 475 85.3 81.2-88.7 76 14.7 11.3-18.8
Education
< High School 100 92 89.7 78.5-95.4 8 10.3 4.6-21.5
High School 191 171 88.3 81.2-92.9 20 11.7 7.1-18.8
> High School 322 272 84.5 78.9-88.8 50 15.5 11.2-21.1
Marital Status
Married 379 319 83.0 77.7-87.2 60 17.0 12.8-22.3
Other 235 217 92.0 86.0-95.5 18 8.0 4.5-14.0
Income
14,999 or less 186 173 92.7 85.7-96.5 13 7.3 3.5-14.3
15,000-24,999 94 85 88.6 77.6-94.5 9 11.4 5.5-22.4
25,000-49,999 134 107 81.0 71.7-87.8 27 19.0 12.2-28.3
50,000 or more 160 138 84.3 76.1-90.1 22 15.7 9.9-23.9
WIC recipient
No 302 258 84.5 78.7-89.0 44 15.5 11.0-21.3
Yes 304 270 88.7 83.3-92.5 34 11.3 7.5-16.7
Medicaid recipient
No 283 242 85.6 79.8-90.0 41 14.4 10.0-20.2
Yes 331 294 87.6 82.2-91.5 37 12.4 8.5-17.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 297 264 89.6 85.8-92.5 33 10.4 7.5-14.2
2500+ grams 317 272 86.4 82.3-89.7 45 13.6 10.3-17.7

#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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