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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

What were your reasons for stopping breastfeeding? I GOT SICK AND COULD NOT BREASTFEED

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 614 576 94.0 91.1-96.0 38 6.0 4.0- 8.9
Age
< 20 years 72 68 94.1 81.1-98.3 4 5.9 1.7-18.9
20-24 years 176 169 98.4 94.9-99.5 7 1.6 0.5- 5.1
25-34 years 316 294 92.1 87.3-95.2 22 7.9 4.8-12.7
35+ years 50 45 89.7 74.2-96.4 5 10.3 3.6-25.8
Race
White 433 403 93.1 89.5-95.5 30 6.9 4.5-10.5
Black 160 153 97.5 91.2-99.3 7 2.5 0.7- 8.8
Other 21 20 91.6 58.7-98.8 1 8.4 1.2-41.3
Hispanic origin
Yes 63 54 86.7 71.5-94.4 9 13.3 5.6-28.5
No 551 522 95.0 92.3-96.8 29 5.0 3.2- 7.7
Education
< High School 100 94 93.3 82.7-97.6 6 6.7 2.4-17.3
High School 191 180 97.3 93.0-99.0 11 2.7 1.0- 7.0
> High School 322 301 91.9 87.2-95.1 21 8.1 4.9-12.8
Marital Status
Married 379 355 92.4 88.1-95.2 24 7.6 4.8-11.9
Other 235 221 96.3 92.0-98.3 14 3.7 1.7- 8.0
Income
14,999 or less 186 174 96.5 91.2-98.7 12 3.5 1.3- 8.8
15,000-24,999 94 87 93.4 83.2-97.6 7 6.6 2.4-16.8
25,000-49,999 134 130 94.9 87.1-98.1 4 5.1 1.9-12.9
50,000 or more 160 146 90.5 83.3-94.8 14 9.5 5.2-16.7
WIC recipient
No 302 278 91.7 86.9-94.9 24 8.3 5.1-13.1
Yes 304 291 96.3 92.2-98.3 13 3.7 1.7- 7.8
Medicaid recipient
No 283 266 92.9 88.0-95.9 17 7.1 4.1-12.0
Yes 331 310 94.9 90.9-97.2 21 5.1 2.8- 9.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 297 278 93.6 90.3-95.8 19 6.4 4.2- 9.7
2500+ grams 317 298 94.1 90.8-96.2 19 5.9 3.8- 9.2

#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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