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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 DID NOT LIKE BREASTFEEDING

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 444 273 60.3 54.3-66.0 171 39.7 34.0-45.7
Age
< 20 years 67 30 44.4 29.9-59.9 37 55.6 40.1-70.1
20-24 years 137 90 67.6 57.0-76.6 47 32.4 23.4-43.0
25-34 years 193 125 61.3 52.3-69.6 68 38.7 30.4-47.7
35+ years 47 28 55.1 35.8-72.9 19 44.9 27.1-64.2
Race
White 265 171 63.3 55.8-70.3 94 36.7 29.7-44.2
Black 165 90 51.3 41.1-61.4 75 48.7 38.6-58.9
Other 14 12 97.3 89.1-99.4 2 2.7 0.6-10.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 30 28 89.6 66.9-97.4 2 10.4 2.6-33.1
No 414 245 57.3 51.0-63.3 169 42.7 36.7-49.0
Education
< High School 141 85 61.6 50.6-71.5 56 38.4 28.5-49.4
High School 155 95 53.9 43.5-64.0 60 46.1 36.0-56.5
> High School 146 91 64.7 54.9-73.4 55 35.3 26.6-45.1
Marital Status
Married 207 137 64.6 56.4-72.0 70 35.4 28.0-43.6
Other 237 136 56.4 47.7-64.7 101 43.6 35.3-52.3
Income
14,999 or less 177 102 59.5 49.9-68.5 75 40.5 31.5-50.1
15,000-24,999 74 47 59.8 45.1-72.8 27 40.2 27.2-54.9
25,000-49,999 89 56 58.3 45.3-70.3 33 41.7 29.7-54.7
50,000 or more 56 35 59.6 43.7-73.7 21 40.4 26.3-56.3
WIC recipient
No 164 104 62.7 53.0-71.4 60 37.3 28.6-47.0
Yes 275 165 59.1 51.3-66.4 110 40.9 33.6-48.7
Medicaid recipient
No 135 87 58.9 48.3-68.8 48 41.1 31.2-51.7
Yes 309 186 60.8 53.5-67.6 123 39.2 32.4-46.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 217 135 62.0 55.5-68.1 82 38.0 31.9-44.5
2500+ grams 227 138 60.1 53.5-66.3 89 39.9 33.7-46.5

#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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