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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

What were your or your reasons for stopping breastfeeding? I WENT BACK TO WORK OR SCHOOL

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 614 474 72.9 68.1-77.3 140 27.1 22.7-31.9
Age
< 20 years 72 56 71.8 56.3-83.4 16 28.2 16.6-43.7
20-24 years 176 137 74.9 65.6-82.4 39 25.1 17.6-34.4
25-34 years 316 238 70.9 64.1-76.9 78 29.1 23.1-35.9
35+ years 50 43 80.3 61.5-91.3 7 19.7 8.7-38.5
Race
White 433 339 74.4 68.9-79.2 94 25.6 20.8-31.1
Black 160 114 64.0 52.9-73.9 46 36.0 26.1-47.1
Other 21 21 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 63 54 82.1 66.3-91.5 9 17.9 8.5-33.7
No 551 420 71.7 66.5-76.3 131 28.3 23.7-33.5
Education
< High School 100 80 73.2 60.1-83.2 20 26.8 16.8-39.9
High School 191 151 73.1 64.2-80.5 40 26.9 19.5-35.8
> High School 322 242 72.6 66.0-78.4 80 27.4 21.6-34.0
Marital Status
Married 379 298 75.8 69.9-80.8 81 24.2 19.2-30.1
Other 235 176 68.9 60.5-76.2 59 31.1 23.8-39.5
Income
14,999 or less 186 145 73.9 64.4-81.6 41 26.1 18.4-35.6
15,000-24,999 94 79 76.4 62.9-86.1 15 23.6 13.9-37.1
25,000-49,999 134 93 63.8 53.2-73.3 41 36.2 26.7-46.8
50,000 or more 160 122 74.7 65.4-82.1 38 25.3 17.9-34.6
WIC recipient
No 302 228 72.8 66.0-78.6 74 27.2 21.4-34.0
Yes 304 238 72.7 65.5-78.9 66 27.3 21.1-34.5
Medicaid recipient
No 283 216 74.7 67.8-80.5 67 25.3 19.5-32.2
Yes 331 258 71.5 64.6-77.5 73 28.5 22.5-35.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 297 244 82.6 78.0-86.4 53 17.4 13.6-22.0
2500+ grams 317 230 71.9 66.7-76.7 87 28.1 23.3-33.3

#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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