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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

What were your reasons for stopping breastfeeding? I THOUGHT I WAS NOT PRODUCING ENOUGH MILK

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 614 384 64.1 59.1-68.8 230 35.9 31.2-40.9
Age
< 20 years 72 41 67.3 52.1-79.5 31 32.7 20.5-47.9
20-24 years 176 106 61.1 51.4-69.9 70 38.9 30.1-48.6
25-34 years 316 208 65.5 58.6-71.8 108 34.5 28.2-41.4
35+ years 50 29 60.6 42.9-75.9 21 39.4 24.1-57.1
Race
White 433 268 64.8 59.0-70.2 165 35.2 29.8-41.0
Black 160 104 61.9 50.9-71.8 56 38.1 28.2-49.1
Other 21 12 62.8 35.8-83.6 9 37.2 16.4-64.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 63 37 60.7 44.5-74.8 26 39.3 25.2-55.5
No 551 347 64.6 59.3-69.5 204 35.4 30.5-40.7
Education
< High School 100 66 68.9 56.0-79.4 34 31.1 20.6-44.0
High School 191 107 59.1 50.0-67.6 84 40.9 32.4-50.0
> High School 322 211 65.9 59.1-72.1 111 34.1 27.9-40.9
Marital Status
Married 379 242 64.9 58.7-70.7 137 35.1 29.3-41.3
Other 235 142 62.9 54.5-70.6 93 37.1 29.4-45.5
Income
14,999 or less 186 111 65.9 56.4-74.3 75 34.1 25.7-43.6
15,000-24,999 94 59 58.7 45.4-70.9 35 41.3 29.1-54.6
25,000-49,999 134 85 62.9 52.4-72.3 49 37.1 27.7-47.6
50,000 or more 160 103 63.8 54.1-72.4 57 36.2 27.6-45.9
WIC recipient
No 302 191 63.5 56.5-69.9 111 36.5 30.1-43.5
Yes 304 190 65.4 58.1-72.1 114 34.6 27.9-41.9
Medicaid recipient
No 283 187 65.7 58.4-72.2 96 34.3 27.8-41.6
Yes 331 197 62.9 55.9-69.3 134 37.1 30.7-44.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 297 179 59.5 53.9-64.8 118 40.5 35.2-46.1
2500+ grams 317 205 64.6 59.1-69.7 112 35.4 30.3-40.9

#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.

This page was generated on 02OCT06

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