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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

What were your reasons for not breastfeeding your new baby? I HAD TOO MANY HOUSEHOLD DUTIES

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 446 367 81.4 76.3-85.6 79 18.6 14.4-23.7
Age
< 20 years 67 59 87.6 73.2-94.8 8 12.4 5.2-26.8
20-24 years 137 110 80.9 71.4-87.8 27 19.1 12.2-28.6
25-34 years 195 157 78.4 70.0-84.9 38 21.6 15.1-30.0
35+ years 47 41 88.3 70.0-96.0 6 11.7 4.0-30.0
Race
White 266 215 81.8 75.3-86.8 51 18.2 13.2-24.7
Black 166 141 79.4 69.7-86.6 25 20.6 13.4-30.3
Other 14 11 96.2 87.6-98.9 3 3.8 1.1-12.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 30 28 94.0 72.8-98.9 2 6.0 1.1-27.2
No 416 339 80.1 74.7-84.7 77 19.9 15.3-25.3
Education
< High School 141 112 78.1 67.9-85.7 29 21.9 14.3-32.1
High School 155 135 85.2 76.1-91.3 20 14.8 8.7-23.9
> High School 148 118 80.3 71.4-87.0 30 19.7 13.0-28.6
Marital Status
Married 208 167 82.2 75.1-87.6 41 17.8 12.4-24.9
Other 238 200 80.8 73.0-86.7 38 19.2 13.3-27.0
Income
14,999 or less 177 146 80.5 71.8-87.1 31 19.5 12.9-28.2
15,000-24,999 75 58 76.8 62.9-86.6 17 23.2 13.4-37.1
25,000-49,999 90 68 76.7 64.4-85.7 22 23.3 14.3-35.6
50,000 or more 56 51 91.5 78.1-97.0 5 8.5 3.0-21.9
WIC recipient
No 164 139 86.1 78.2-91.5 25 13.9 8.5-21.8
Yes 277 223 78.6 71.7-84.2 54 21.4 15.8-28.3
Medicaid recipient
No 135 113 81.4 71.7-88.3 22 18.6 11.7-28.3
Yes 311 254 81.4 75.2-86.4 57 18.6 13.6-24.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 218 182 83.4 77.9-87.8 36 16.6 12.2-22.1
2500+ grams 228 185 81.2 75.6-85.8 43 18.8 14.2-24.4

#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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