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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

What were your reasons for stopping breastfeeding? BREAST MILK ALONE DID NOT SATISFY MY BABY

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 614 406 59.2 54.1-64.1 208 40.8 35.9-45.9
Age
< 20 years 72 55 68.5 52.8-80.9 17 31.5 19.1-47.2
20-24 years 176 121 60.9 51.2-69.9 55 39.1 30.1-48.8
25-34 years 316 205 58.7 51.6-65.4 111 41.3 34.6-48.4
35+ years 50 25 39.7 24.5-57.1 25 60.3 42.9-75.5
Race
White 433 278 58.1 52.2-63.8 155 41.9 36.2-47.8
Black 160 116 62.2 51.1-72.2 44 37.8 27.8-48.9
Other 21 12 63.3 36.5-83.9 9 36.7 16.1-63.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 63 38 58.0 41.9-72.6 25 42.0 27.4-58.1
No 551 368 59.3 54.0-64.5 183 40.7 35.5-46.0
Education
< High School 100 71 61.1 47.9-72.9 29 38.9 27.1-52.1
High School 191 126 61.2 52.1-69.6 65 38.8 30.4-47.9
> High School 322 209 57.1 50.2-63.8 113 42.9 36.2-49.8
Marital Status
Married 379 236 57.2 50.9-63.4 143 42.8 36.6-49.1
Other 235 170 61.9 53.4-69.7 65 38.1 30.3-46.6
Income
14,999 or less 186 131 63.1 53.3-71.9 55 36.9 28.1-46.7
15,000-24,999 94 62 60.2 46.9-72.2 32 39.8 27.8-53.1
25,000-49,999 134 87 55.9 45.4-65.9 47 44.1 34.1-54.6
50,000 or more 160 97 55.9 46.4-65.1 63 44.1 34.9-53.6
WIC recipient
No 302 186 56.3 49.2-63.1 116 43.7 36.9-50.8
Yes 304 214 62.1 54.6-69.0 90 37.9 31.0-45.4
Medicaid recipient
No 283 180 56.5 49.2-63.6 103 43.5 36.4-50.8
Yes 331 226 61.3 54.2-67.9 105 38.7 32.1-45.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 297 225 75.4 70.2-79.9 72 24.6 20.1-29.8
2500+ grams 317 181 57.6 52.0-62.9 136 42.4 37.1-48.0

#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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