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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

What were your reasons for stopping breastfeeding? UNSPECIFIED REASON

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 612 443 77.3 72.8-81.2 169 22.7 18.8-27.2
Age
< 20 years 70 50 73.5 58.1-84.7 20 26.5 15.3-41.9
20-24 years 176 132 77.8 68.9-84.7 44 22.2 15.3-31.1
25-34 years 316 225 77.4 71.2-82.6 91 22.6 17.4-28.8
35+ years 50 36 81.0 64.9-90.7 14 19.0 9.3-35.1
Race
White 432 310 76.0 70.7-80.6 122 24.0 19.4-29.3
Black 159 116 79.9 70.0-87.1 43 20.1 12.9-30.0
Other 21 17 88.9 64.0-97.3 4 11.1 2.7-36.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 62 47 74.0 57.6-85.7 15 26.0 14.3-42.4
No 550 396 77.7 73.1-81.8 154 22.3 18.2-26.9
Education
< High School 99 74 77.7 65.2-86.6 25 22.3 13.4-34.8
High School 190 137 77.0 68.7-83.7 53 23.0 16.3-31.3
> High School 322 231 77.3 71.1-82.5 91 22.7 17.5-28.9
Marital Status
Married 379 272 77.1 71.5-81.9 107 22.9 18.1-28.5
Other 233 171 77.5 69.9-83.7 62 22.5 16.3-30.1
Income
14,999 or less 185 137 75.0 65.8-82.4 48 25.0 17.6-34.2
15,000-24,999 94 68 84.5 73.8-91.4 26 15.5 8.6-26.2
25,000-49,999 134 89 73.9 64.0-81.9 45 26.1 18.1-36.0
50,000 or more 160 118 78.4 69.7-85.2 42 21.6 14.8-30.3
WIC recipient
No 301 219 77.9 71.6-83.1 82 22.1 16.9-28.4
Yes 303 217 76.4 69.7-82.0 86 23.6 18.0-30.3
Medicaid recipient
No 283 202 77.4 70.8-82.8 81 22.6 17.2-29.2
Yes 329 241 77.2 70.9-82.5 88 22.8 17.5-29.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 296 196 67.6 62.2-72.5 100 32.4 27.5-37.8
2500+ grams 316 247 78.3 73.3-82.5 69 21.7 17.5-26.7

#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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