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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

What were your or your reasons for stopping breastfeeding? MY BABY WAS JAUNDICED (YELLOWING OF THE SKIN OR WHITES OF THE EYES

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 614 577 93.9 91.1-95.9 37 6.1 4.1- 8.9
Age
< 20 years 72 70 97.0 84.1-99.5 2 3.0 0.5-15.9
20-24 years 176 161 93.1 86.8-96.5 15 6.9 3.5-13.2
25-34 years 316 298 93.6 89.2-96.3 18 6.4 3.7-10.8
35+ years 50 48 93.7 78.0-98.4 2 6.3 1.6-22.0
Race
White 433 403 93.5 90.0-95.8 30 6.5 4.2-10.0
Black 160 154 95.6 88.3-98.4 6 4.4 1.6-11.7
Other 21 20 92.4 61.4-98.9 1 7.6 1.1-38.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 63 63 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
No 551 514 93.1 89.9-95.4 37 6.9 4.6-10.1
Education
< High School 100 97 97.6 88.2-99.5 3 2.4 0.5-11.8
High School 191 178 94.1 88.3-97.1 13 5.9 2.9-11.7
> High School 322 301 92.5 87.9-95.4 21 7.5 4.6-12.1
Marital Status
Married 379 356 93.3 89.3-95.9 23 6.7 4.1-10.7
Other 235 221 94.8 89.8-97.4 14 5.2 2.6-10.2
Income
14,999 or less 186 177 97.5 93.3-99.1 9 2.5 0.9- 6.7
15,000-24,999 94 88 91.8 80.8-96.7 6 8.2 3.3-19.2
25,000-49,999 134 127 93.0 84.5-97.0 7 7.0 3.0-15.5
50,000 or more 160 148 91.6 84.5-95.6 12 8.4 4.4-15.5
WIC recipient
No 302 282 91.7 86.7-95.0 20 8.3 5.0-13.3
Yes 304 287 96.0 92.5-98.0 17 4.0 2.0- 7.5
Medicaid recipient
No 283 266 93.5 88.7-96.3 17 6.5 3.7-11.3
Yes 331 311 94.3 90.2-96.7 20 5.7 3.3- 9.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 297 280 94.3 91.2-96.4 17 5.7 3.6- 8.8
2500+ grams 317 297 93.9 90.7-96.0 20 6.1 4.0- 9.3

#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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