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2005 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

BREASTFEEDING

What were your reasons for stopping breastfeeding? I GOT SICK AND COULD NOT BREASTFEED

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 348 325 94.7 90.8-97.0 23 5.3 3.0- 9.2
Age
< 20 years 35 34 91.7 59.4-98.8 1 8.3 1.2-40.6
20-24 years 99 93 95.4 86.0-98.6 6 4.6 1.4-14.0
25-34 years 183 169 95.8 91.2-98.1 14 4.2 1.9- 8.8
35+ years 31 29 87.9 62.4-97.0 2 12.1 3.0-37.6
Race
White 268 248 93.7 88.9-96.5 20 6.3 3.5-11.1
Black 68 65 99.1 97.2-99.7 3 0.9 0.3- 2.8
Other 12 12 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 49 45 96.0 82.5-99.2 4 4.0 0.8-17.5
No 299 280 94.4 89.9-97.0 19 5.6 3.0-10.1
Education
< High School 69 67 99.6 98.4-99.9 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6
High School 98 88 87.0 73.9-94.1 10 13.0 5.9-26.1
> High School 180 169 95.9 90.8-98.2 11 4.1 1.8- 9.2
Marital Status
Married 223 206 95.0 90.5-97.5 17 5.0 2.5- 9.5
Other 125 119 94.1 84.4-97.9 6 5.9 2.1-15.6
Income
14,999 or less 101 95 95.7 86.6-98.7 6 4.3 1.3-13.4
15,000-24,999 58 53 95.4 83.0-98.9 5 4.6 1.1-17.0
25,000-49,999 62 61 97.8 85.8-99.7 1 2.2 0.3-14.2
50,000 or more 96 88 93.9 84.9-97.7 8 6.1 2.3-15.1
WIC recipient
No 180 170 94.9 89.1-97.7 10 5.1 2.3-10.9
Yes 166 153 94.5 87.9-97.6 13 5.5 2.4-12.1
Medicaid recipient
No 163 154 94.5 88.1-97.6 9 5.5 2.4-11.9
Yes 185 171 94.9 88.9-97.7 14 5.1 2.3-11.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 176 162 93.1 88.8-95.8 14 6.9 4.2-11.2
2500+ grams 172 163 94.9 90.4-97.3 9 5.1 2.7- 9.6

~Due to low response rates in the later part of the year, the 2005 PRAMS tables only comprise data for January through August births.

#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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