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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? UNSPECIFIED REASON

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 446 312 70.0 64.3-75.2 134 30.0 24.8-35.7
Age
< 20 years 67 48 73.4 57.9-84.7 19 26.6 15.3-42.1
20-24 years 137 95 66.3 55.8-75.5 42 33.7 24.5-44.2
25-34 years 195 135 71.2 62.6-78.5 60 28.8 21.5-37.4
35+ years 47 34 72.5 52.6-86.2 13 27.5 13.8-47.4
Race
White 266 178 68.4 61.1-74.9 88 31.6 25.1-38.9
Black 166 125 73.4 63.4-81.5 41 26.6 18.5-36.6
Other 14 9 64.0 32.0-87.1 5 36.0 12.9-68.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 30 19 72.1 50.6-86.7 11 27.9 13.3-49.4
No 416 293 69.8 63.8-75.2 123 30.2 24.8-36.2
Education
< High School 141 100 70.8 60.0-79.6 41 29.2 20.4-40.0
High School 155 108 71.2 61.1-79.6 47 28.8 20.4-38.9
> High School 148 103 68.6 58.9-76.9 45 31.4 23.1-41.1
Marital Status
Married 208 149 71.9 64.0-78.6 59 28.1 21.4-36.0
Other 238 163 68.3 59.8-75.7 75 31.7 24.3-40.2
Income
14,999 or less 177 121 66.4 56.9-74.8 56 33.6 25.2-43.1
15,000-24,999 75 57 79.1 66.0-88.1 18 20.9 11.9-34.0
25,000-49,999 90 67 72.8 59.7-82.9 23 27.2 17.1-40.3
50,000 or more 56 37 68.0 52.2-80.6 19 32.0 19.4-47.8
WIC recipient
No 164 115 71.5 62.3-79.2 49 28.5 20.8-37.7
Yes 277 193 69.0 61.4-75.6 84 31.0 24.4-38.6
Medicaid recipient
No 135 91 68.3 58.0-77.1 44 31.7 22.9-42.0
Yes 311 221 70.7 63.7-76.8 90 29.3 23.2-36.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 218 153 70.2 63.9-75.8 65 29.8 24.2-36.1
2500+ grams 228 159 70.0 63.7-75.6 69 30.0 24.4-36.3

#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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